noun, plural ta·ran·tu·las, ta·ran·tu·lae [tuh-ran-chuh-lee]. /təˈræn tʃəˌli/.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH tarantulatarantella, tarantula
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Example sentences from the Web for tarantula
The tarantula, like many other members of the spider family, is an expert in the making of burrows.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
The Tarantula is in her own house, with all its conveniences; every nook and corner of the bastion is familiar to her.More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre
The natives of the island hold the old tradition of the ancients, that one bitten by a tarantula will dance himself to death.
Have you ever seen, by-the-bye, that extraordinary Highland tarantula called the reel of Tullich?
The tarantula spider is a relation of the six-footed farmers, you should know, although he is not an insect himself.The Adventures of a Grain of Dust|Hallam Hawksworth