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wolf spider

noun
1.
any of numerous ground spiders of the family Lycosidae, including the southern European tarantula, Lycosa taretula, that hunt their prey instead of using a web.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10
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wolf spider

noun
1.
any spider of the family Lycosidae, which chase their prey to catch it Also called hunting spider
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