Definition of bird-eating spider in English:

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bird-eating spider

(also bird spider)

noun

Another term for tarantula (sense 1).
Example sentences
  • How else would four and five-year-olds come nose-to-nose with a hissing cockroach or Doris the bird-eating spider?
  • And now they're being sold as ‘bird-eating spiders’ in pet shops around the country.
  • The world's largest spider is the goliath bird-eating spider with a body length of 3.5 inches, a leg span of 11 inches, fangs measuring one inch long and a total weight of 4.3oz.

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