Phalangium | Definition of Phalangium by Merriam-Webster

phalangium

noun
pha·​lan·​gi·​um | \ fəˈlanjēəm, fāˈ- \

Definition of phalangium

1 plural phalangia\ -​jēə \, obsolete : a venomous spider
2 capitalized : a genus (the type of the family the Phalangiidae) of harvestmen

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History and Etymology for phalangium

New Latin, from Greek phalangion, a spider, from phalang-, phalanx phalanx

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Phalangium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phalangium. Accessed 12 Aug. 2021.

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