1. tarantula

noun. ['təˈræntʃuːlə, təˈræntʃələ'] large southern European spider once thought to be the cause of tarantism (uncontrollable bodily movement).


  • European wolf spider
  • Lycosa tarentula
  • wolf spider
  • genus Lycosa
  • hunting spider

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How do you pronounce tarantula?

Pronounce tarantula as təˈrænʧələ.

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Example sentences of the word tarantula

1. Noun, singular or mass
Also, make sure that the tarantula has a suitable sheltering spot, such as a wood log.

2. tarantula

noun. ['təˈræntʃuːlə, təˈræntʃələ'] large hairy tropical spider with fangs that can inflict painful but not highly venomous bites.


  • spider
  • Theraphosidae