Argiopidae

noun
spiders that spin orb webs; cosmopolitan in distribution
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Araneae, ↑order Araneae, ↑Araneida, ↑order Araneida
Member Meronyms: ↑Argiope, ↑genus Argiope, ↑Aranea, ↑genus Aranea, ↑Araneus, ↑genus Araneus

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\\ˌärˌjīˈäpəˌdē, -_jē-\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Argiope, type genus + -idae
: a cosmopolitan family of orb-weaving spiders with eight similar eyes, legs hairy or spiny, and no stridulating organs and including many well-known large or brightly colored garden spiders

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  • argiopidae — ar·gi·op·i·dae …   English syllables

  • family Argiopidae — noun spiders that spin orb webs; cosmopolitan in distribution • Syn: ↑Argiopidae, ↑orb weaver • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Araneae, ↑order Araneae, ↑Araneida …   Useful english dictionary

  • Argiope — noun the type genus of Argiopidae; small genus of orb weaving spiders • Syn: ↑genus Argiope • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Argiopidae, ↑family Argiopidae, ↑orb weaver …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aranea — noun a genus of orb weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders • Syn: ↑genus Aranea, ↑Araneus, ↑genus Araneus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Argiopidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Argiope — noun the type genus of Argiopidae; small genus of orb weaving spiders • Syn: ↑Argiope • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Argiopidae, ↑family Argiopidae, ↑orb weaver …   Useful english dictionary

  • orb weaver — any of numerous spiders of the family Argiopidae, characterized by loosely woven, spiraling webs that have support lines radiating outward from the center. [1885 90] * * * ▪ spider       any spider of the family Araneidae (Argiopidae or… …   Universalium

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  • Araneae — noun spiders • Syn: ↑order Araneae, ↑Araneida, ↑order Araneida • Derivationally related forms: ↑araneidal (for: ↑Araneida) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Araneida — noun spiders • Syn: ↑Araneae, ↑order Araneae, ↑order Araneida • Derivationally related forms: ↑araneidal • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member H …   Useful english dictionary

  • Araneus — noun a genus of orb weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders • Syn: ↑Aranea, ↑genus Aranea, ↑genus Araneus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Argiopidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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