Pronunciation: (dad'ē-lông'legz", -long'-), [key]
—n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
1. Also called harvestman. any of numerous spiderlike arachnids of the order Opiliones, having a compact rounded body and extremely long, slender legs.
2. Brit.a crane fly. Also,dad'dy long'legs.
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