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A·rach·ne

 (ə-răk′nē)
n. Greek Mythology
A young woman who was transformed into a spider by Athena for challenging her to a weaving contest.
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Arachne

(əˈræknɪ)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a maiden changed into a spider for having presumptuously challenged Athena to a weaving contest
[from Greek arakhnē spider]
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