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also vin·e·gar·roon  (vĭn′ĭ-gə-ro͞on′)
A large whip scorpion (Mastigoproctus giganteus) of the southern United States and Mexico that emits a vinegary-smelling spray when disturbed.

[American Spanish vinagrón, from Spanish vinagre, vinegar, from Old Spanish, from Old French vinaigre; see vinegar.]
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This guide focuses on 69 arthropods, mostly from North America, and investigates their defense mechanisms, be they chemical, behavioral, or morphologic Each chapter is devoted to a different creature, from the aptly named vinegaroon to the stinging honeybee, and includes both the common and scientific names, an in-depth description of their weapons of choice, and color photos of the arthropod in action.
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likes of a The attraction, normally associated with its collection of creatures from below the water, is calling this display the Bug Champions with the likes of a mega mantis and giant vinegaroon on show to amaze its visitors.
"No living spider has a tail, although some relatives of spiders, the vinegaroons, do have an anal flagellum," the ( University of Kansas said in a statement.
In this conclusion to the Foundling's Tale trilogy (formerly Monster Blood Tattoo), young orphan Rossamund Bookchild's coming-of-age journey to understand his nature (monster, man, or both) and his future is aided by sympathetic and supportive friends: the famous monster-killer Europe, the Branden Rose, and two old vinegaroons of the sea, Fransitart and Craumpalin.
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