theridiid

theridiid
noun
spider having a comb-like row of bristles on each hind foot
Syn: ↑comb-footed spider
Hypernyms: ↑spider
Member Holonyms: ↑Theridiidae, ↑family Theridiidae

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I. \\thəˈridēə̇d, |therə|dīə̇d\ adjective
: of or relating to the Theridiidae
II. noun (-s)
: a spider of the family Theridiidae

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/theuh rid"ee id, ther'i duy"id/, n.
1. a spider of the family Theridiidae, comprising the comb-footed spiders.
adj.
2. belonging or pertaining to the family Theridiidae.
[ < NL Theridiidae name of the family, equiv. to Theridi(um) a genus ( < Gk therídion, dim of theríon beast) + NL -idae -ID2]

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