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n. - Any of various small spiderlike marine arthropods having small thin bodies and long slender legs.

Usage examples (4)
  • The middle one is essentially a colorized version of the pycnogonid (sea spider) and Pompeii worm artwork I did in black and white for Chris Garcia's fanzine The Drink...
  • A while back, I reported on a study of pycnogonids, the sea spiders, that appeared to show that that might not be the case: on the basis of neural organization and innervation,...
  • A deep-sea pycnogonid, or sea spider, holds two detached tentacles of a sea anemone in its mouth amid the mollusk shells and whale bones that have settled on the sea floor.
  • A pycnogonid, or "sea spider." for more
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