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xysticus (s) (noun) (usually only singular)
1. Dark brown or reddish-brown crab spiders often existing on weeds or trees: The spiders of the genus Xysticus do not build webs because they are ambush hunters and prefer to hunt near the ground.
2. Etymology: a name that comes from the ancient Greek root xyst-, "scraped, scraper".
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