Definition of Arachne in English:

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Arachne

Pronunciation: /əˈraknē/
Greek Mythology
A woman of Colophon in Lydia, a skillful weaver who challenged Athena to a contest. Athena destroyed Arachne’s work and Arachne tried to hang herself, but Athena changed her into a spider.

Origin

From Greek arakhnē 'spider'.

Words that rhyme with Arachne

acne, hackney
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