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spider

  

      n  
1    any predatory silk-producing arachnid of the order Araneae, having four pairs of legs and a rounded unsegmented body consisting of abdomen and cephalothorax  
   See also       wolf spider       trap-door spider       tarantula       black widow  
2    any of various similar or related arachnids  
3    a hub fitted with radiating spokes or arms that serve to transmit power or support a load  
4      (Agriculture)   an instrument used with a cultivator to pulverize soil  
5    any implement or tool having the shape of a spider  
6      (Nautical)   a metal frame fitted at the base of a mast to which halyards are tied when not in use  
7    any part of a machine having a number of radiating spokes, tines, or arms  
8      (Also called)    octopus            (Brit)   a cluster of elastic straps fastened at a central point and used to hold a load on a car rack, motorcycle, etc.  
9      (Snooker, etc.)   a rest having long legs, used to raise the cue above the level of the height of the ball  
10      (Angling)   an artificial fly tied with a hackle and no wings, perhaps originally thought to imitate a spider  
11       short for       spider phaeton  
     (Old English spithra; related to Danish spinder, German Spinne; see spin)  


octopus  
      n   pl   , -puses  
1    any cephalopod mollusc of the genera Octopus, Eledone, etc., having a soft oval body with eight long suckered tentacles and occurring at the sea bottom: order Octopoda (octopods)  
2    a powerful influential organization with far-reaching effects, esp. harmful ones  
3       another name for       spider       8  
     (C18: via New Latin from Greek oktopous having eight feet)  
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octopus  
      n   pl   , -puses  
1    any cephalopod mollusc of the genera Octopus, Eledone, etc., having a soft oval body with eight long suckered tentacles and occurring at the sea bottom: order Octopoda (octopods)  
2    a powerful influential organization with far-reaching effects, esp. harmful ones  
3       another name for       spider       8  
     (C18: via New Latin from Greek oktopous having eight feet)  

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Consulte también:

octopod, octo-, Octobrist, ochrous

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