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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A small creature, such as a fly or ant, that has six legs, and sometimes wings.

Usage examples (36)
  • I wanted to know the name of every stone and flower and insect and bird and beast.
  • The concentration of DEET in insect repellents varies.
  • Q7: What insect is closest to the image your own self-image?
  • « "An insect from the moon" — Ernst Jünger's Glass Bees | for more
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