vogelspin

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Germanic: vogel 'bird' + spin 'spider' (from spinnen 'to spin (a web)')

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvoːɣəlˌspɪn/
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  • Hyphenation: vo‧gel‧spin

Noun[edit]

vogelspin m (plural vogelspinnen, diminutive vogelspinnetje n)

  1. (zoology) The spider species (true) tarantula

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