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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Firebrats.

Usage examples (27)
  • Entomologists will be glad to learn that he is shortly going to press with a volume on the Poduras, which, in distinction from the Lepismas, to which he restricts the term...
  • Our first stop is a mummy covered with silverfish Thysanura.
  • Among the many arthropods we willingly share our home with are the so-called silverfish of the order Thysanura.
  • Cinema: see Thysanura, of which this forms a group including the bristle-tails, and for which it has been used as an equivalent. for more
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