from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various predatory marine arthropods of the class Pycnogonida, having a small body, four pairs of long walking legs, and a proboscis.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Some marine animal whose appearance suggests a spider.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • Any maioid crab; a spider crab. See maioid, and Spider crab, under spider.
  • Any pycnogonid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any arthropod in the taxonomic class Pycnogonida.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of various small spiderlike marine arthropods having small thin bodies and long slender legs


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