Definition of pseudoscorpion in English:

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pseudoscorpion

Pronunciation: /ˌso͞odōˈskôrpēən/

noun

A minute arachnid that has pincers but no long abdomen or sting, occurring abundantly in leaf litter. Also called false scorpion.
  • Order Pseudoscorpiones
Example sentences
  • Males need to be enterprising because female pseudoscorpions are remarkably promiscuous; in fact, if pregnant females have had fewer than three different mates, they are likely to abort their embryos.
  • Meanwhile, witches' brooms serve as a safe haven for daddy longlegs and pseudoscorpions.
  • The Tooth Cave pseudoscorpion is a large, eyeless pseudoscorpion with elongated appendages.

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Syllabification: pseu·do·scor·pi·on

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