Phalangite

Phal"an*gite

(?), n. [Gr. : cf. F. phalangite.] A soldier belonging to a phalanx. [Obs.]
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Phal`an*goi"de*a

(?), n. pl. [NL., from Phalangium the daddy longlegs (see Phalangious) + Gr. e'i^dos form.] (Zol.) A division of Arachnoidea, including the daddy longlegs or harvestman (Phalangium) and many similar kinds. They have long, slender, many-jointed legs; usually a rounded, segmented abdomen; and chelate jaws. They breathe by trache. Called also Phalangides, Phalangidea, Phalangiida, and Opilionea.
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Pha`lan`stre"

(?), n. [F.] A phalanstery.
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