- a spider of the family Lycosidae, comprising the wolf spiders.
- belonging or pertaining to the family Lycosidae.
Origin of lycosid
Examples from the Web for lycosid
Historical Examples of lycosid
To the next family, Lycosid, belong the large spiders most often seen in fields and pastures.Zoology: The Science of Animal Life
We once saw a fuscipennis that was dragging a Lycosid attacked by a bigger wasp of the same species.Wasps
George W. Peckham
A lycosid spider (Pardosa lapidicina) carrying an egg sac was basking on an inclined rock surface.
A Lycosid disappeared in the same way after being followed—at a run—for a hundred feet.Spiders
The famous tarantulas of southern Europe, whose bites were supposed to cause the dancing mania, were Lycosid, or wolf-spiders.Handbook of Medical Entomology
William Albert Riley