Flying spider

(Zool.) See Ballooning spider.

See also: Flying

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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I was with an Indian friend at his home the other day, having a chat in a glorious evening, when his teenage daughter suddenly became hysterical - on account of a flying spider with angular legs landing on her lap out of the blue.
A: The legs of this flying spider hold the rotors that spin around to keep it airborne.
Newer models tend to have all of their rotors facing into the sky, making them look a bit like a mechanical flying spider or insect.
Flying spiders. This isn't a metaphor or some imagining of the fevered mind of an arachnophobe, this is about the answer to one of the most long-standing mysteries of the natural world.