lycosid

[ lahy-koh-sid ]
/ laɪˈkoʊ sɪd /
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noun

a spider of the family Lycosidae, comprising the wolf spiders.

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the family Lycosidae.

Origin of lycosid

< New Latin Lycosidae family name, equivalent to Lycos(a) type genus (irregular < Greek lýkos wolf) + -idae -id2
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