from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A spinning organ having many fine pores, situated in front of the spinners in some spiders.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A peculiar perforated organ of certain spiders (Ciniflonidæ), used for spinning a special kind of silk.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An additional or accessory spinning-organ of certain spiders. Also cribrellum.
From Latin cribellum, diminutive of cribrum ‘sieve’. (Wiktionary)