Definitions

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  • n. A comb-like structure on the metatarsus of the hind legs of certain spiders (Ciniflonidae), used to curl certain fibres in the construction of their webs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A comblike structure on the metatarsus of the hind legs of certain spiders (Ciniflonid√¶), used to curl certain fibers in the construction of their webs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the curved movable spines forming a double row on the upper surface of the sixth or penultimate joint of the posterior legs of certain spiders.

Etymologies

Latin, a curling iron. (Wiktionary)

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