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black widow

Translation of black widow in Spanish:

noun

  • 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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