Definitions for recluse spider
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any of many small venomous spiders of the genera Loxosceles and Sicarius
The recluse spiders or brown spiders, also known as fiddle-back, violin spiders or reapers, are a venomous genus of spiders known for their necrotic bite, which sometimes produces a characteristic set of symptoms known as Loxoscelism. Recluse spiders are now identified as members of the family Sicariidae, having formerly been placed in their own family, "Loxoscelidae."
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