Definition of Epeirid

1. Noun. (zoology) Any of the former genus ''Epeira'' (now ''Araneus'') of spiders. ¹



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Definition of Epeirid

1. epeira [n -S] - See also: epeira

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epeirid

epaulette
epauletted
epaulettes
epauliere
epaxial
epazote
epazotes
epee
epeeist
epeeists
epeen
epees
epeira
epeiras
epeiric
epeirid (current term)
epeirids
epeirogenesis
epeirogenic
epeirogenically
epeirogenies
epeirogeny
epen
epencephala
epencephalic
epencephalon
ependyma
ependymal
ependymal cell
ependymal cyst

Literary usage of Epeirid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"epeirid/E. i. Mandibles large, strongly divergent, abdomen and legs more or less elongate . ... epeirid^e: cephalothorax. face, and spinnerets. ..."

2. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1881)
"... and offers au explanation [which can scarcely be accepted as sufficient] of the production of the viscid beads on the lines of epeirid snares. ..."

3. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"This fairily has b?en designated the epeirid* by most writers; but as it has been found th»t the generic ..."

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