dragonfly

Definitions of dragonfly
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n slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.

Synonyms:
darning needle, devil's darning needle, mosquito hawk, sewing needle, skeeter hawk, snake doctor, snake feeder
Type of:
odonate
large primitive predatory aquatic insect having two pairs of membranous wings

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