So*lif"u*g[ae]\, n. pl. [NL., from L. solifuga (better solipuga), a kind of venomous ant, or spider.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of arachnids having large, powerful fangs and a segmented abdomen; -- called also Solpugidea, and Solpugides.
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In solifugae, the palpi are quite leglike and make solifugae appear to have ten legs.
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