Arachnid - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈræknɪd|  American pronunciation of the word arachnid
Brit.  |əˈraknɪd|  British pronunciation of the word arachnid

noun

- air-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs (syn: arachnoid)

Examples

Spiders, scorpions, mites, and ticks are arachnids.

Word forms

noun
singular: arachnid
plural: arachnids
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