Definition of Barn spider
1. Noun. An orange and tan spider with darkly banded legs that spins an orb web daily. "The barn spider was made famous in E. B. White's book `Charlotte's Web'"
Generic synonyms: Spider
Group relationships: Aranea, Araneus, Genus Aranea, Genus Araneus
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Literary usage of Barn spider
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1. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany: With by Delany (Mary) (1861)
"... and the great black barn spider is the sort used for medicine in Britain. Dr. Donaldson in a letter in " the Indian Lancet," recommends the web of the ..."