Mygalomorphae

plural noun
Myg·​a·​lo·​mor·​phae

Definition of Mygalomorphae

: a suborder of spiders comprising those in which the fangs move vertically and four book lungs are present — see tarantula

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History and Etymology for Mygalomorphae

New Latin, from mygale + -morphae

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“Mygalomorphae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mygalomorphae. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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