Meaning of whipscorpion

whip•scor•pi•on

Pronunciation: (hwip'skôr"pē-un, wip'-), [key]
— n.
  1. 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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