web spinner


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web spinner

n
(Animals) any small fragile dull-coloured typically tropical insect of the order Embioptera, which has biting mouthparts and constructs silken tunnels in which to live

web′ spin`ner


n.
any of several slender insects, of the order Embioptera, that nest in colonies in silken webs spun with secretions from the enlarged front legs.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.web spinner - any of a small order of slender typically tropical insects that nest in colonies in silken tunnels that they spinweb spinner - any of a small order of slender typically tropical insects that nest in colonies in silken tunnels that they spin
insect - small air-breathing arthropod
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