Definition of baboon spider in English:

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baboon spider


A large, hairy burrowing spider found in Africa.
  • Ceratogyrus, Harpactira, and other genera, family Theraphosidae, suborder Mygalomorphae.
Example sentences
  • The spiderlings of the horned baboon spider only commence moving about 50 days after hatching.
  • The horned baboon spiders are a very unique genus having a distinct horn-like fovea on the carapace.
  • Later when I was looking at their wedding album, there was another lesser baboon spider in there.

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