class Arachnida

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n class Arachnida a large class of arthropods including spiders and ticks and scorpions and daddy longlegs; have four pairs of walking legs and no wings
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Usage

In literature:

Lamarck included the Thysanura and the Myriapoda in his class Arachnida.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
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In news:

Scorpions are members of the class Arachnida and are closely related to spiders, mites, and ticks.
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