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Definition: Mygale avicularia
, prop. n. [L., a field mouse, Gr. ?.]
A genus of very large hairy spiders of the family
, having four lungs and only four spinnerets.
They do not spin webs, but usually construct tubes in the
earth, which are often furnished with a trapdoor. The South
American bird spider (Mygale avicularia
), and the crab
spider, or matoutou (Mygale cancerides
) are among the
largest species. They are also called trapdoor spiders
Some of the species are erroneously called tarantulas, as the
Texas tarantula (Mygale Hentzii
[1913 Webster +PJC]
(b[~e]rd), n. [OE. brid, bred, bird, young bird,
bird, AS. bridd young bird. [root]92.]
1. Orig., a chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a
nestling; and hence, a feathered flying animal (see 2).
That ungentle gull, the cuckoo's bird. --Shak.
The brydds [birds] of the aier have nestes.
2. (Zo["o]l.) A warm-blooded, feathered vertebrate provided
with wings. See Aves
3. Specifically, among sportsmen, a game bird.
4. Fig.: A girl; a maiden.
And by my word! the bonny bird
In danger shall not tarry. --Campbell.
, the phenix.
Bird of Jove
, the eagle.
Bird of Juno
, the peacock.
(Zo["o]l.), a wingless insect of the group
Mallophaga, of which the genera and species are very
numerous and mostly parasitic upon birds. -- Bird mite
(Zo["o]l.), a small mite (genera Dermanyssus
and allies) parasitic upon birds. The
species are numerous.
Bird of passage
, a migratory bird.
(Zo["o]l.), a very large South American spider
). It is said sometimes to capture and
kill small birds.
(Zo["o]l.), a dipterous insect parasitic upon
birds (genus Ornithomyia
, and allies), usually winged.