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1. arachnid

noun. ['əˈræknəd'] air-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs.

Synonyms

  • spider
  • false scorpion
  • whip scorpion
  • acarine
  • pseudoscorpion
  • Phalangium opilio
  • whip-scorpion
  • Arachnida
  • scorpion
  • class Arachnida
  • arthropod
  • daddy longlegs
  • arachnoid

Etymology

  • arachnide (French)
  • ἀράχνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Arachnid

  • enid
  • hominid
  • leonid

How do you pronounce arachnid?

Pronounce arachnid as əˈræknəd.

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Example sentences of the word arachnid


1. Noun, singular or mass
A tick is a small parasitic arachnid that feeds on the blood of mammals, reptiles and amphibians.

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