tarantula Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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tarantulanoun [C]

uk   us   /təˈræn.tjʊ.lə/
any of ​variouslarge spiderscovered in ​hair, some of which have a ​poisonousbite
(Definition of tarantula from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tarantulanoun [C]

 us   /təˈræn·tʃə·lə/
a ​type of ​large, ​hairy spider (= ​creature with eight ​legs), some of which have a ​painfulbite
(Definition of tarantula from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tarantula”
in Spanish tarántula…
in Vietnamese nhện đen…
in Malaysian tarantula…
in Thai แมงมุมพิษตัวใหญ่ในตระกูล Theraphosidae…
in French tarantule…
in German die Tarantel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 塔兰托大毒蛛, 狼蛛…
in Turkish tarantula, zehirli örümcek…
in Russian тарантул…
in Indonesian tarantula…
in Chinese (Traditional) 塔蘭託大毒蛛, 狼蛛…
in Polish tarantula…
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