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Dictionary entry overview: What does black widow mean?
• BLACK WIDOW (noun)
The noun BLACK WIDOW has 1 sense:
1. venomous New World spider; the female is black with an hourglass-shaped red mark on the underside of the abdomen
Familiarity information: BLACK WIDOW used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Venomous New World spider; the female is black with an hourglass-shaped red mark on the underside of the abdomen
Nouns denoting animals
black widow; Latrodectus mactans
Hypernyms ("black widow" is a kind of...):
spider (predatory arachnid that usually has silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey)
Holonyms ("black widow" is a member of...):
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