Citigradae

plural noun

Ci·​tig·​ra·​dae
sə̇ˈtigrəˌdē
in former classifications
: a group comprising running spiders that chase their prey and including the wolf spiders and related forms
citigrade
ˈsitəˌgrād
adjective or noun

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from citi- (from Latin citus swift) + -gradae (nominative plural feminine of -gradus -grade)

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“Citigradae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Citigradae. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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