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ta·ran·tu·la

 (tə-răn′chə-lə)
n. pl. ta·ran·tu·las or tarantu·lae (-lē′)
1. Any of various large hairy spiders chiefly of the family Theraphosidae, capable of inflicting a bite that is painful but usually not dangerous to humans.
2. A large wolf spider (Lycosa tarentula) of southern Europe, once thought to cause tarantism.

[Medieval Latin, from Old Italian tarantola, after Taranto.]

tarantula

(təˈræntjʊlə)
n, pl -las or -lae (-ˌliː)
1. (Animals) any of various large hairy mostly tropical spiders of the American family Theraphosidae
2. (Animals) a large hairy spider, Lycosa tarentula of S Europe, the bite of which was formerly thought to cause tarantism
[C16: from Medieval Latin, from Old Italian tarantola, from Taranto]

ta•ran•tu•la

(təˈræn tʃə lə)

n., pl. -las, -lae (-ˌli)
1. any of several large, hairy spiders of the family Theraphosidae, as Aphonopelma chalcodes, of the southwestern U.S., having a painful but not highly venomous bite.
2. a large wolf spider, Lycosa tarentula, of S Europe, having a bite once thought to be the cause of tarantism.
[1555–65; < Medieval Latin < Italian tarantola]

ta·ran·tu·la

(tə-răn′chə-lə)
Any of various large, hairy, mostly tropical spiders that have a painful but not dangerous bite. They do not spin webs, but live in burrows in the ground and hunt small frogs, toads, rodents, and birds.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tarantula - large southern European spider once thought to be the cause of tarantism (uncontrollable bodily movement)tarantula - large southern European spider once thought to be the cause of tarantism (uncontrollable bodily movement)
hunting spider, wolf spider - ground spider that hunts its prey instead of using a web
genus Lycosa, Lycosa - type genus of the family Lycosidae
2.tarantula - large hairy tropical spider with fangs that can inflict painful but not highly venomous bites
spider - predatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey
family Theraphosidae, Theraphosidae - large tropical spiders; tarantulas
Translations
رُتَيْلاء: عَنْكَبوت سام
tarantule
fugleedderkoptarantel
tarantulapók
tarantúla
tarantula
tarantuls
tarantula
tarantulazehirli örümcek

tarantula

[təˈræntjʊlə] N (tarantulas or tarantulae (pl)) [təˈræntjʊliː]tarántula f

tarantula

[təˈræntʃʊlə] ntarentule f

tarantula

nTarantel f

tarantula

[təˈræntjʊlə] ntarantola

tarantula

(təˈrӕntjulə) , ((American) -tʃu-) noun
any of several types of large hairy spider, some poisonous.

ta·ran·tu·la

n. tarántula, araña negra venenosa.

tarantula

n tarántula
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