Ctenizidae

plural noun Cte·niz·i·dae \tə̇ˈnizəˌdē\

Definition of Ctenizidae

  1. :  a family of large burrowing spiders — see trap-door spider

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Origin and Etymology of ctenizidae

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


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