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What do you understand by black widow?

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Asked by Ramesh Agarwal, 06 Apr '10 09:48 pm
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Black Widow is a common name of some spiders in the genus Latrodectus - see Black widow spider (disambiguation) for a specific list of such spiders.

Black Widow may also refer to:

Black widow, freshwater fish Gymnocorymbus ternetzi also known as Black tetra
Black widow, ocean fish Stygnobrotula latebricola, a species of Brotula
Black widow, the herbaceous plant species Geranium phaeum

Several comic book characters, including:
Black Widow (Claire Voyant), a 1940s comic book character ...more
Answered by Shikha Aggarwal, 07 Apr '10 07:30 pm

 
  
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A poisonous New World spider (Latrodectus mactans), the female of which produces extremely toxic venom and has a black shiny body with red markings.
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 06 Apr '10 10:28 pm

 
  
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A spider which eats its male counterpart after mating
Answered by Avtar Khalsa, 06 Apr '10 10:13 pm

 
  
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