cobweb spider

cobweb spider
Any spider of the world-spanning family Theridiidae, that build tangle space webs and have a comb of serrated bristles (setae) on the tarsus of the forth leg.
Syn: tangle web spider, tangle-web spider, comb-footed spider

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  • cobweb — [käb′web΄] n. [ME copweb < coppe, spider (< OE coppe, in atorcoppe < ator, poison + coppe, spider; prob. akin to cop, COP1) + WEB] 1. a web spun by a spider, esp. one spun indoors that has gathered dust 2. a single thread of such a web 3 …   English World dictionary

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