Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of tarantula.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The larger wasps are not fearful of attacking so-called tarantulas, one sting rendering them paralytic.

    My Tropic Isle

  • A few months ago I read in a text-book a dogmatic assertion to the effect that the so-called tarantulas were perfectly innocent of venom, and formidable only to the insects on which they prey.

    My Tropic Isle

  • In Cambodia, though, the tarantulas were a different experience.

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  • Nietzche's "tarantulas" make an appearance, as do the former CEOs of the Big Three automakers.

    whoar.co.nz

  • Their owners think it's neat to keep repulsive animals such as tarantulas, snakes, and hissing cockroaches.

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  • Their owners think it’s neat to keep repulsive animals such as tarantulas, snakes, and hissing cockroaches.

    - Boing Boing

  • The sun-thickened sole of a shoe curled up and young tarantulas scampered through the vegetation.

    Bird Cloud

  • Horned lizards and giant rats and geckos and tarantulas and jackals and snakes all thundered by, heading for Big Snaff in the center of the sanctum.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • There, on the plains of the Crystal Desert, marched new figures—giant Gila monsters and tarantulas, gargantuan lizards and snakes and coyotes.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The motorist must be alert to unattended cattle wandering the centre line, sprawling dogs on the pavement edge and plate-sized tarantulas scuttling across the road.

    Free riding the roads of Mexico

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