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My dictionary has an entry for 蟗 (qiū), but no explanation is given. Here is the entry from the Pleco Android app.

Pleco entry I

Pleco entry II

What does this mean, and why is the dictionary entry missing?

Thanks.

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    bkrs:蟗 亦作“蝵”。即蜘蛛 – user6065 Oct 14 '16 at 22:17
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    @JackMaddington be nice to yourself and buy a copy of 汉语大词典 in pleco - you'll find it has an explanation for this character. – user3306356 Oct 14 '16 at 23:39
  • Thank you for your addition. I would love to purchase it, such a useful dictionary, might do so. – Jack Maddington Oct 15 '16 at 0:00
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次蟗 means spider and it is not commonly (very very rarely) used in modern Chinese.

Source:

http://hanyu.baidu.com/zici/s?wd=蟗&tupu=01

http://zidian.eduu.com/detail/14985.html

http://www.zdic.net/z/23/kx/87d7.htm

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