- n. Plural form of tarantula.
“The larger wasps are not fearful of attacking so-called tarantulas, one sting rendering them paralytic.”
“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.”
“Nietzche's "tarantulas" make an appearance, as do the former CEOs of the Big Three automakers.”
“Their owners think it's neat to keep repulsive animals such as tarantulas, snakes, and hissing cockroaches.”
“Their owners think it’s neat to keep repulsive animals such as tarantulas, snakes, and hissing cockroaches.”
“The sun-thickened sole of a shoe curled up and young tarantulas scampered through the vegetation.”
“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.”
“There, on the plains of the Crystal Desert, marched new figures—giant Gila monsters and tarantulas, gargantuan lizards and snakes and coyotes.”
“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.”
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