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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of brachiopods having a straight hinge-line, plicate shells, dorsal valve with from three to five septa, and a broad continuous brachidium divided into lobes by the septa. It occurs fossil in Mesozoic and Tertiary rocks, and also exists in present seas.
- n. the type genus of Argiopidae; small genus of orb-weaving spiders
“Dizzy from the scent, I stumbled and almost blundered into a spiderweb that an orange and black striped argiope had spun across the path.”
“I wonder is argiope is linguistically related to the greek calliope?”
“I plead bias as I have been around argiope forever and just love to look at them and their webs.”
“Golden Orb Weaver spider This is a Black argiope spider I found near my ...”
“This is a Black argiope spider I found near my house.”
“It was and at the time of this writing still is an orb weaver or the argiope variety.”
“_agalena_ spider, which dispenses with the winding-sheet of the field species -- _epeira_ and _argiope_.”
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