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synonyms for tarantula

  • harvestman
  • mite
  • scorpion
  • tick
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“Often a tarantula tries to catch the snake by the head and will hold on in spite of all efforts of the snake to shake him off,” says Nyffeler.
SPIDERS CAN TAKE DOWN AND FEAST ON SURPRISINGLY BIG SNAKESASHER JONESJULY 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Spiders such as tarantulas have a different tactic for catching snakes.
SPIDERS CAN TAKE DOWN AND FEAST ON SURPRISINGLY BIG SNAKESASHER JONESJULY 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The tarantula, like many other members of the spider family, is an expert in the making of burrows.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
The Tarantula is in her own house, with all its conveniences; every nook and corner of the bastion is familiar to her.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
The natives of the island hold the old tradition of the ancients, that one bitten by a tarantula will dance himself to death.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOL. 15, NO. 87, MARCH, 1875VARIOUS
Have you ever seen, by-the-bye, that extraordinary Highland tarantula called the reel of Tullich?
THE RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN: RIVERS OF THE EAST COASTVARIOUS
The tarantula spider is a relation of the six-footed farmers, you should know, although he is not an insect himself.
THE ADVENTURES OF A GRAIN OF DUSTHALLAM HAWKSWORTH
Turn up a stone and sometimes you see a revengeful scorpion: anon the huge tarantula comes forth to look at the camp-fire.
THE ROMANCE OF THE COLORADO RIVERFREDERICK S. DELLENBAUGH
The tarantula, peering from its burrow, quivered with impatience.
THE FORGOTTEN PLANETMURRAY LEINSTER
He and his enemy, the monstrous tarantula, were beneath the same covering.
THE FORGOTTEN PLANETMURRAY LEINSTER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TARANTULA

  • harvestman
  • mite
  • scorpion
  • tarantula
  • tick
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.