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- adjective Attributive form of
brown recluse, noun.
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It's an old habit from growing up in a house full of brown-recluse spiders.
It’s really exciting to be helping with that research… but yeah, I’ve had to handle some … unsavory… spiders… I sent him an egg-case and mother brown-recluse, too. those things are common here, though if you don’t bother them, they really won’t bother you.