gossamer spider

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gossamer spider (plural gossamer spiders)

  1. Any small or young spider that spins webs by which to sail in the air.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for gossamer spider in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)