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ctenizid

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