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ctenizid

[ten-uh-zid]
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noun
  1. a spider of the family Ctenizidae, comprising the trap-door spiders.
adjective
  1. belonging or pertaining to the ctenizids.

Origin of ctenizid

< New Latin Ctenizidae name of the family, equivalent to Cteniz(a) a genus (apparently irregular < Greek ktenízein to comb; see cteno-) + New Latin -idae -id2
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