Definition of wind scorpion in English:

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wind scorpion

Pronunciation: /ˈwind ˌskôrpēən/


Another term for sun spider.
Example sentences
  • Chomping down with oversize jaws, a wind scorpion (also known as a camel spider, sun spider, or solifugid) lunches on a lizard in California's Mojave Desert.
  • The jaws of a wind scorpion are proportionally larger than almost any other animal on Earth.
  • Worldwide, there are about 900 known species of wind scorpions, and in North America there are 120.

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Syllabification: wind scor·pi·on

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