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ctenizid

[ten-uh-zid] /ˈtɛn ə zɪd/
noun
1.
a spider of the family Ctenizidae, comprising the trap-door spiders.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the ctenizids.
Origin
< Neo-Latin Ctenizidae name of the family, equivalent to Cteniz(a) a genus (apparently irregular < Greek ktenízein to comb; see cteno-) + Neo-Latin -idae -id2
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