Arthrogastra

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Arthrogastra (Zoöl) A division of the Arachnida, having the abdomen annulated, including the scorpions, harvestmen, etc.; pedipalpi.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • arthrogastra A division of the class Arachnida, including the scorpions and their allies, as distinguished from spiders and mites. See cut under Scorpionidæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. 'a`rqron joint + stomach