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

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First Known Use of TRAP-DOOR SPIDER

1826

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