plural noun

: a family of terrestrial tube-weaving spiders lacking cribellum, calamistrum, and colulus

Word History


New Latin, from Clubiona, type genus (irregular from Greek kleos glory + bioun to live) + -idae; akin to Greek klytos famous, Greek bios life

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“Clubionidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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