wolf spider(redirected from Wolf spiders)
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Any of various spiders of the family Lycosidae that stalk prey on the ground and do not spin webs.
(Animals) any spider of the family Lycosidae, which chase their prey to catch it. Also called: hunting spider
any of numerous spiders of the family Lycosidae, living in crevices on the ground and hunting prey directly rather than capturing them in a web.
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|Noun||1.||wolf spider - ground spider that hunts its prey instead of using a web|
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