plural noun Ci·tig·ra·dae \sə̇ˈtigrəˌdē\

Definition of Citigradae

in former classifications

  1. :  a group comprising running spiders that chase their prey and including the wolf spiders and related forms


\ˈsitəˌgrād\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of citigradae

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

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to cast off or become cast off

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