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- n. book-scorpion
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See Book scorpion, under book.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the Cheliferidea; a false scorpion.
- n. A genus of pseudoscorpions, typical of the family Cheliferidœ, including book-scorpions with two eyes, as C. cancroides, a small species often found in musty old books.
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- n. a genus of Chelonethida
Like the chelifer, it shuns the light, hiding in chinks till sunset, but is actively engaged throughout the night feasting on the acari and soft-bodied insects which assail books and papers.
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England and elsewhere, and it is almost certain that, like the chelifer, one of the species found on book-shelves in Ceylon, has been brought thither from Europe.]