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tarantula

ta·ran·tu·la

tarantula

 
pronunciation:
t raen ch l
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part of speech: noun
inflections: tarantulae, tarantulas
definition 1: any of several related large American spiders, found mainly in tropical regions, that have hairy legs and a poisonous but not fatal bite.
 
definition 2: a large black spider of southern Europe.
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