Meaning of ARACHNID in English

ARACHNID

n. any arthropod of the class Arachnida, having four pairs of walking legs and characterized by simple eyes, e.g. scorpions, spiders, mites, and ticks.

Derivatives:

arachnidan adj. & n.

Etymology: F arachnide or mod.L arachnida f. Gk arakhne spider

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.