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Related to trap-door spider: wolf spider, Black widow spider, Camel Spider, Mouse Spider, Funnel web spider
(Animals) any of various spiders of the family Ctenizidae that construct a silk-lined hole in the ground closed by a hinged door of earth and silk
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any of several burrowing spiders, esp. of the family Ctenizidae, that build a tubular, lidded nest.
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|Noun||1.||trap-door spider - American spider that constructs a silk-lined nest with a hinged lid|
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
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