Arachne

Pronounced a RAK nee
Number 5

About the name Arachne

According to Greek legend, Arachne was a maiden who challenged Athene to a weaving contest and as punishment for her hubris was changed into a spider. The family of animals to which spiders belong are known as "arachnids" in the scientific community. Arachne is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "spider".

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Arakne

Origin
Mediterranean
Greek

animals, nature, myth

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