Vagantes

Vagantes

Va*gan"tes\, p. pl. [NL., fr. L. vagans, p. pr. of vagari to stroll or wander.] (Zo["o]l.) A tribe of spiders, comprising some of those which take their prey in a web, but which also frequently run with agility, and chase and seize their prey.
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