trap-door spider


trap–door spider

noun

Definition of TRAP-DOOR SPIDER

:  any of various often large burrowing spiders (especially family Ctenizidae) that construct a tubular subterranean silk-lined nest topped with a hinged lid

Illustration of TRAP-DOOR SPIDER

First Known Use of TRAP-DOOR SPIDER

1826

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: trap drum
Previous Word in the Dictionary: trapdoor
All Words Near: trap-door spider

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up trap-door spider? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).