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Gender Feminine
Scripts Ἀράχνη(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. A-RA-KNEH(Classical Greek) ə-RAK-nee(English)

Meaning & History

Means "spider" in Greek. In Greek myth Arachne was a mortal woman who defeated Athena in a weaving contest. After this Arachne hanged herself, but Athena brought her back to life in the form of a spider.