Meaning of “spinneret” in the English Dictionary

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"spinneret" in British English

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spinneretnoun [ C ]

uk /spɪn.əˈret/ us /spɪn.əˈret/ specialized

an organ that produces the sticky silk thread that spiders and caterpillars use to make webs and cocoons with

(Definition of “spinneret” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)