whip scorpion(redirected from Whip scorpions)
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Any of various nonvenomous arachnids of the order Uropygi (or Thelyphonida), such as the vinegaroon, that have large pedipalps and a slender whiplike process at the tip of the abdomen.
(Animals) any nonvenomous arachnid of the order Uropygi (or Pedipalpi), typically resembling a scorpion but lacking a sting. See also vinegarroon
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|Noun||1.||whip scorpion - nonvenomous arachnid that resembles a scorpion and that has a long thin tail without a stinger|