Definition of Funnel web
1. Noun. A funnel-shaped spider web; the funnel-web spider perches in the center of the web.
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Literary usage of Funnel web
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1. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"The principal part of a funnel-web is sheet- like in structure; ... Frequently a very loose irregular net is spun above the sheet of a funnel-web; ..."
2. Popular Science News (1902)
"On close inspection I was astonished to find it an artificial flower, and the artificer and inventor a spider of the funnel web weavers, ..."
3. Cornell Nature-study Leaflets by Cornell University, College of Agriculture (1904)
"We call those spiders that makes webs of this kind The Funnel- web Weavers. They are long-legged, brown spiders, which run on the upper surface of their ..."
4. Teacher's Leaflets on Nature Study by Cornell university, College of agriculture (1899)
"We call those spiders that make webs of this kind The Funnel- web Weavers. They are long-legged, brown spiders, which run on the upper ..."
5. Teacher's Leaflets on Nature Study by Cornell University, College of Agriculture (1899)
"In these webs there is not such a definite sheet of silk as in those of the funnel-web weavers, but instead a shapeless maze of threads extending in all ..."
6. Annual Report (1910)
"A funnel web. Purpose.—To make the pupils acquainted with the common grass ... Why is it called a funnel web? (4). Of what use is the funnel and what is its ..."