Definition of black widow in English:

black widow

Syllabification: black wid·ow

noun

  • A highly venomous American spider that has a black body with red markings.
    • Latrodectus mactans, family Theridiidae; races also occur on other continents
    More example sentences
    • It's the female black widow spider that is venomous and displays a menacing red dot on her abdomen.
    • The agency advises anyone who comes into contact with a black widow against touching the spider or its web.
    • They casually remarked one morning that they'd seen a black widow spider in the tub and washed it down the drain.

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