cardinal spider


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cardinal spider

n
(Animals) a large house spider, Tegenaria parietina
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This type of spider is known as the cardinal spider in Britain because of the legend that Cardinal Thomas Woolsey was terrified by them Hampton Court in the 16th century.
Cardinal spiders: Largest spiders, growing up to 14cm long and able to move extremely fast.