large tropical spiders; tarantulas
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Araneae, ↑order Araneae, ↑Araneida, ↑order Araneida
Member Meronyms: ↑tarantula

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\\ˌtherəˈfōsəˌdē, -ōzə-\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Theraphosa, type genus + -idae
: a family of very large chiefly tropical spiders with four spinnerets and the eight eyes in a compact group — see bird spider, eurypelma, tarantula, theraphosa

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