thomisid

/thoh"meuh sid/, n.
1. a spider of the family Thomisidae, comprising the crab spiders.
adj.
2. belonging or pertaining to the family Thomisidae.
[1930-35; < NL Thomisidae name of the family, irreg. < Gk thôminx string + NL -idae -ID2]

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Universalium. 2010.

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