Daddy longlegs

Definition of Daddy longlegs

Dad´dy long´legs`
1.(Zool.) 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.(Zool.) 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.

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crane fly, dipteran, dipteron, dipterous insect, family Tipulidae, Tipulidae, two-winged insects
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