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English definition of “arthropod”


noun [C]     /ˈɑː.θrə.pɒd/ US  /ˈɑːr.θrə.pɑːd/ specialized
a type of animal with no spine , a hard outer skin , legs with bones joined together, and a body divided into different parts , for example a spider , crab , or ant General and informal words for animals
(Definition of arthropod noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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