book scorpion definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative as a type of book-scorpion; pseudoscorpion.
    • among the untrue scorpions (Chelifer cancroides) found among books and reports. It could run sidewise and backward, and nourishes on tiny pests.
    • See under Book.
    • A small arachnidan of the genus Chelifer; some false scorpion, found in old books and dark musty locations.
    • min arachnid often within old papers
    • alternate type of book-scorpion; pseudoscorpion.
    • one of several untrue scorpions (Chelifer cancroides) found among books and papers. It can operate sidewise and backward, and nourishes on little insects.
    • See under Book.
    • A small arachnidan of genus Chelifer; a little untrue scorpion, found in old books and dark musty places.
    • minute arachnid sometimes found in old papers

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