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Definition of Insect

Insect n. means: One of the Insecta; esp., one of the Hexapoda. See Insecta.

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Insect n. means: One of the Insecta; esp., one of the Hexapoda. See Insecta.

Meaning of Insect

Insect (n.) means: One of the Insecta; esp., one of the Hexapoda. See Insecta.

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Phasmid (n.): Any orthopterous insect of the family Phasmidae, as a leaf insect or a stick insect.

Virgin (n.): A female insect producing eggs from which young are hatched, though there has been no fecundation by a male; a parthenogenetic insect.

Walker (v. t.): Any ambulatorial orthopterous insect, as a stick insect.

Insect (a.): Of or pertaining to an insect or insects.

Insect (a.): Like an insect; small; mean; ephemeral.

Kermes (n.): The dried bodies of the females of a scale insect (Coccus ilicis), allied to the cochineal insect, and found on several species of oak near the Mediterranean. They are round, about the size of a pea, contain coloring matter analogous to carmine, and are used in dyeing. They were anciently thought to be of a vegetable nature, and were used in medicine.

Boat bug (): An aquatic hemipterous insect of the genus Notonecta; -- so called from swimming on its back, which gives it the appearance of a little boat. Called also boat fly, boat insect, boatman, and water boatman.

Pela (n.): See Wax insect, under Wax.

Corselet (n.): The thorax of an insect.

Entomoid (a.): Resembling an insect.

Tetrapteran (n.): An insect having four wings.

Entomolite (n.): A fossil insect.

Sheath (n.): One of the elytra of an insect.

Tongue (n.): The lingua of an insect.

Spectre (n.): A stick insect.

Mandibulate (n.): An insect having mandibles.

Worm (n.): An insect larva.

Trunk (n.): The proboscis of an insect.

Nit (n.): The egg of a louse or other small insect.

Nymph (n.): The pupa of an insect; a chrysalis.

Rostrulum (n.): A little rostrum, or beak, as of an insect.

Costa (n.): The anterior rib in the wing of an insect.

Coxa (n.): The first joint of the leg of an insect or crustacean.

Entomoid (n.): An object resembling an insect.

Phryganeid (n.): Any insect belonging to the Phryganeides.

Metabolian (n.): An insect which undergoes a metamorphosis.

Stemma (n.): One of the ocelli of an insect. See Ocellus.

Dipteran (n.): An insect of the order Diptera.

Tegmen (n.): One of the elytra of an insect, especially of certain Orthoptera.

Chaetotaxy (n.): The arrangement of bristles on an insect.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Insect

Meaning of bug gulp

bug gulp means: Swallowing a flying insect whole, without chewing.

Meaning of buzz off

buzz off means: A request to go away. Probably related to the noise an irritating insect makes.

Meaning of Mortein

Mortein means: A well known brand of insect spray. Most Aussies carry a can to kill the Mozzies or flies, in preference to the Aussie Salute

Meaning of Cicada

Cicada means: A cricket like insect (a delicacy of most birds) that sheds it skin leaving behind a shell with the outline of its body. Most young Australian

Meaning of Gogga (gog-ga)

Gogga (gog-ga) means: Any insect or creepy crawly. Pronounce the "g" as the Scottish "ch" in loch. "Did you see that gogga in the hotel room the morning? It was walking away with my shoes."

Meaning of creepy-crawly

creepy-crawly means: Noun. An insect, or spider, usually viewed distastefully. E.g."Don't go in the cellar, it's damp and full of creepy-crawlies." {Informal}

Meaning of Grub

Grub means: - Food. Similar to nosh. I remember my Dad calling "grub's up", when dinner was ready as a kid. A grub is also an insect larva. Not usually eaten in England. Actually is available in some Australian restaurants!

Meaning of Grub

Grub means: Food. Similar to nosh. I remember my Dad calling "grub's up", when dinner was ready as a kid. A grub is also an insect larva. Not usually eaten in England. Actually is available in some Australian restaurants!

Meaning of BUG

BUG means: Bug is slang for an insect.Bug is slang for a covert listening device.Bug is slang for a virus or infection.Bug is American slang for to irritate or annoy.Bug is computer slang for an unwanted and unintended property of a program or piece of hardware,especially one that causes it to malfunction.

Meaning of Zerg 

Zerg  means: (v.) the act of using mass numbers to achieve an objective. Derived from the game Starcraft by Blizzard. The Zerg were a race of swarming aliens with an insect likeness of large size. The basic strategy of any Zerg player was to use mass quantities of troops, preferably the cheap kind, to overwhelm an opponent.

Meaning of Bush Locust

Bush Locust means: A destructive winged insect. Australian farmers dreaded foe to their outback crops. Although some seasons are better than others, travellers unfortunate enough to experience a Bush Locust swarm first notice the sky in the distance blacken, only to find themselves in the midst of locust so thick, it may be necessary to use vehicle headlights and wipers on high speed just to get through it

Meaning of Phasmid

Phasmid means: Any orthopterous insect of the family Phasmidae, as a leaf insect or a stick insect.

Meaning of Virgin

Virgin means: A female insect producing eggs from which young are hatched, though there has been no fecundation by a male; a parthenogenetic insect.

Meaning of Walker

Walker means: Any ambulatorial orthopterous insect, as a stick insect.

Meaning of Insect

Insect means: Of or pertaining to an insect or insects.

Meaning of Insect

Insect means: Like an insect; small; mean; ephemeral.

Meaning of Kermes

Kermes means: The dried bodies of the females of a scale insect (Coccus ilicis), allied to the cochineal insect, and found on several species of oak near the Mediterranean. They are round, about the size of a pea, contain coloring matter analogous to carmine, and are used in dyeing. They were anciently thought to be of a vegetable nature, and were used in medicine.

Meaning of Boat bug

Boat bug means: An aquatic hemipterous insect of the genus Notonecta; -- so called from swimming on its back, which gives it the appearance of a little boat. Called also boat fly, boat insect, boatman, and water boatman.

Meaning of Pela

Pela means: See Wax insect, under Wax.

Meaning of Corselet

Corselet means: The thorax of an insect.

Meaning of Entomoid

Entomoid means: Resembling an insect.

Meaning of Tetrapteran

Tetrapteran means: An insect having four wings.

Meaning of Entomolite

Entomolite means: A fossil insect.

Meaning of Sheath

Sheath means: One of the elytra of an insect.

Meaning of Tongue

Tongue means: The lingua of an insect.

Meaning of Spectre

Spectre means: A stick insect.

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Meaning of Cudweed

Cudweed means: A small composite plant with cottony or silky stem and leaves, primarily a species of Gnaphalium, but the name is now given to many plants of different genera, as Filago, Antennaria, etc.; cottonweed.

Meaning of Generation

Generation means: The act of generating or begetting; procreation, as of animals.

Meaning of Jet

Jet means: A shooting forth; a spouting; a spurt; a sudden rush or gush, as of water from a pipe, or of flame from an orifice; also, that which issues in a jet.

Meaning of Jewfish

Jewfish means: A similar gigantic fish (Stereolepis gigas) of Southern California, valued as a food fish.

Meaning of Synaeresis

Synaeresis means: Alt. of Syneresis

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Meaning of Scratchy

Scratchy means: Lottery ticket

Meaning of Hinny

Hinny means: Husband

Meaning of CNP

CNP means: Continued in Next Post

Meaning of DUMMY

DUMMY means: poor quality drugs

Meaning of nobby

nobby means: Fashionable. Aw, assembling this bike is a no-brainer.

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