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Synonyms of tarantula

Noun


1. European wolf spider, tarantula, Lycosa tarentula, wolf spider, hunting spider

usage: large southern European spider once thought to be the cause of tarantism (uncontrollable bodily movement)

2. tarantula, spider

usage: large hairy tropical spider with fangs that can inflict painful but not highly venomous bites

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