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- n. any of very many spiders, of the family Salticidae, that jump from place to place with the aid of a silk tether.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. spider of the genus Salticus and other related genera; one of the Saltigradæ; -- so called because it leaps upon its prey.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A spider of the family Attidæ, which spins no web, but captures its prey by leaping upon it; any attid.
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