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scorpion noun definition in Invertebrates topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

scorpion

 noun: Invertebrates topic
a small creature like an insect with eight legs, two front claws (= curved and pointed arms) and a long tail that curves over its back and can give a poisonous sting. Scorpions live in hot countries. Being stung by a scorpion is extremely dangerous.

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