Araneae theraphosae

plural noun
Araneae ther·​a·​pho·​sae | \ -ˌtherəˈfōˌsē \

Definition of Araneae theraphosae

in some classifications
: a division of spiders that comprises those with vertically articulated chelicerae and is equivalent to the Liphistiomorphae plus the Mygalomorphae

History and Etymology for Araneae theraphosae

New Latin, theraphose Araneae

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“Araneae theraphosae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Araneae%20theraphosae. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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