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whip•scor•pi•on



Pronunciation: (hwip'skôr"pē-un, wip'-), [key]
n.
any of numerous arachnids of the order Uropygi, of tropical and warm temperate regions, resembling a scorpion but having an abdomen that ends in a slender, nonvenomous whip.

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