plural noun Sal·tic·i·dae \salˈtisəˌdē, sȯl-\

Definition of Salticidae

  1. :  a family of small spiders that stalk and leap upon their prey — see jumping spider

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Origin and Etymology of salticidae

New Latin, from Salticus, type genus (from Late Latin salticus dancing, from Latin saltare to jump, leap, dance + -icus -ic) + -idae — more at saltant

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a brief usually trivial fact

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