ctenizid

[ ten-uh-zid ]
/ ˈtɛn ə zɪd /

noun

a spider of the family Ctenizidae, comprising the trap-door spiders.

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the ctenizids.

Nearby words

  1. ct.,
  2. cta,
  3. ctc,
  4. cte,
  5. ctenidium,
  6. cteno-,
  7. ctenocephalides,
  8. ctenoid,
  9. ctenophora,
  10. ctenophoran

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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