Definition of cobweb spider in English:

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cobweb spider

noun

A spider that builds tangled three-dimensional webs.
  • Family Theridiidae: many species, class Arachnida.
Example sentences
  • The best way to tell the difference between orb-weavers and cobweb spiders is by looking at the web.
  • Most all cobweb spiders are harmless with the exception of the potentially dangerous widow spiders.
  • Although many spiders are able to chew solid food, cobweb spiders like the black widow feed only on the fluids inside their prey.

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Syllabification: cob·web spi·der

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