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redback

Saltos de línea: red|back
Pronunciación: /ˈrɛdbak
 
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(also redback spider)

Definición de redback en inglés:

sustantivo

A highly venomous Australasian spider which is black with a bright red stripe down the back, closely related to the American black widow.
  • Latrodectus hasselti, family Theridiidae
Example sentences
  • From Sydney we have had the Sydney huntsman spider, the Australian redback spider, and the North American southern ring-necked snake.
  • Such a strategy has been identified in a range of animals, including the redback spider, house sparrow, and moth.
  • Data from two observational field studies and one release experiment suggest that in the absence of cannibalism, male redbacks would expect fewer than one mating opportunity in a lifetime.

Words that rhyme with redback

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