The home of a spider. A spider has the ability to extrude silk through glands known as spinerettes, it will use this silk to create a net between two or more fixed objects in order to catch it's prey. They are often beautiful and delicate.
Spi"der web" (?), ∨ Spi"der's web". Zool.
The silken web which is formed by most kinds of spiders, particularly the web spun to entrap their prey. See Geometric spider, Triangle spider, under Geometric, and Triangle.
© Webster 1913.
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