mygale

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Etymology[edit]

Latin, mygale (field mouse), from Ancient Greek μυγαλῆ (mugalê)

Noun[edit]

mygale (plural mygales)

  1. (zoology) Any of the former genus Mygale of large, hairy trapdoor spiders with four lungs and four spinnerets, now distributed in Mygalomorphae.

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