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English definition of “spider”

spider

noun [C]     /ˈspaɪ.dər/ US  /-dɚ/
B1 a small creature with eight thin legs that catches insects in a web (= a net made from sticky threads ): We watched the spider spin its web .Arachnids
(Definition of spider noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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