lycosid

lycosid

[lahy-koh-sid]
noun
1.
a spider of the family Lycosidae, comprising the wolf spiders.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the family Lycosidae.

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

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