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spidernoun [C]

uk   /ˈspaɪ.dər/  us   /ˈspaɪ.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.

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spidernoun [C]

 us   /ˈspɑɪ·dər/
a small creature that looks like an insect with eight thin legs
(Definition of spider from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spider”
in Korean 거미…
in Arabic عَنْكَبوت…
in Malaysian labah-labah…
in French araignée…
in Russian паук…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蜘蛛…
in Italian ragno…
in Turkish örümcek…
in Polish pająk…
in Spanish araña…
in Vietnamese con nhện…
in Portuguese aranha…
in Thai แมงมุม…
in German die Spinne…
in Catalan aranya…
in Japanese クモ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蜘蛛…
in Indonesian labah-laba…
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