Definition of Arachne in English:

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Arachne

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

Origin

From Greek arakhnē 'spider'.

Words that rhyme with Arachne

acne, hackney

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