barn spider


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Noun1.barn spider - an orange and tan spider with darkly banded legs that spins an orb web dailybarn spider - an orange and tan spider with darkly banded legs that spins an orb web daily; "the barn spider was made famous in E. B. White's book `Charlotte's Web'"
spider - predatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey
Aranea, Araneus, genus Aranea, genus Araneus - a genus of orb-weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders
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the window, was a barn spider, walking, drawing a line of shining out of
Wilbur is a pig with personality, who strikes up a friendship with Charlotte, a barn spider, after being rescued as the runt of the litter by an American farm girl.
And, up in the corner was a great, fat, hairy gray barn spider (technically: Araneus cavaticus) measuring up to an inch-and-a-half from leg-tip to leg-tip.