book scorpion


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book scorpion

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(Animals) any of various small arachnids of the order Pseudoscorpionida (false scorpions), esp Chelifer cancroides, which are sometimes found in old books, etc
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Noun1.book scorpion - minute arachnid sometimes found in old papers
false scorpion, pseudoscorpion - small nonvenomous arachnid resembling a tailless scorpion
Chelifer, genus Chelifer - a genus of Chelonethida
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I asked him if he had read the book Scorpions for Breakfast.