Ctenizidae

plural noun

Cte·​niz·​i·​dae
tə̇ˈnizəˌdē
: a family of large burrowing spiders see trap-door spider

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Cteniza, type genus (from Greek ktenizion, diminutive of kten-, kteis comb) + -idae

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“Ctenizidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ctenizidae. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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