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scorpion US English

A terrestrial arachnid with lobsterlike pincers and a poisonous sting at the end of its jointed tail, which it can hold curved over the back. Most kinds live in tropical and subtropical areas

the Scorpion in scorpion US English

The zodiacal sign Scorpio or the constellation Scorpius

wind scorpion US English

another term for sun spider.

whip scorpion US English

An arachnid that resembles a scorpion, with stout pincerlike mouthparts and a long, slender taillike appendage, living in leaf litter and under stones in tropical and semitropical regions

false scorpion US English

another term for pseudoscorpion.

water scorpion US English

A mainly tropical predatory water bug with grasping forelegs, breathing from the surface via a bristlelike “tail.”

scorpionfly US English

A slender predatory insect with membranous wings, long legs, and a downward-pointing beak. The terminal swollen section of the male’s abdomen is carried curved up like a scorpion’s stinger

scorpion fly in scorpionfly US English

A slender predatory insect with membranous wings, long legs, and a downward-pointing beak. The terminal swollen section of the male’s abdomen is carried curved up like a scorpion’s stinger

snow flea US English

Either of two small insects that appear on or near snow in northern regions or on mountains

false scorpion in scorpion US English

Used in names of other arachnids and insects resembling a scorpion, e.g., false scorpion, water scorpion

water scorpion in scorpion US English

Used in names of other arachnids and insects resembling a scorpion, e.g., false scorpion, water scorpion

scorpion English-Spanish

escorpión m, alacrán m