Daddy longlegs

Dad'dy long'legs` 1. (Zoology) An arachnidan of the genus Phalangium , and allied genera, having a small body and four pairs of long legs; -- called also harvestman , carter , and grandfather longlegs . 2. (Zoology) A name applied to many species of dipterous insects ...
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daddy longlegs

1. <zoology> An arachnidan of the genus Phalangium, and allied genera, having a small body and four pairs of long legs; called also harvestman, carter, and grandfather longlegs. ... 2. <zoology> A name applied to many species of dipterous insects of the genus Tipula, and allied genera, with slender bodies, and very long, slender legs; t...
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Daddy longlegs

• A name applied to many species of dipterous insects of the genus Tipula, and allied genera, with slender bodies, and very long, slender legs; the crane fly; -- called also father longlegs. • An arachnidan of the genus Phalangium, and allied genera, having a small body and four pairs of long legs; -- called also harvestman, carter,...
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daddy longlegs

any of about 7,000 species of arachnids that differ from spiders (order Araneida or Araneae) by the extreme length and thinness of the legs and by ... [2 related articles]
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daddy longlegs

daddy longlegs, name applied to the harvestman, an arachnid, and to the crane fly, an insect.
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