odonate

Definitions of odonate
  1. noun
    large primitive predatory aquatic insect having two pairs of membranous wings
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    types:
    darning needle, devil's darning needle, dragonfly, mosquito hawk, sewing needle, skeeter hawk, snake doctor, snake feeder
    slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.
    damselfly
    slender non-stinging insect similar to but smaller than the dragonfly but having wings folded when at rest
    type of:
    insect
    small air-breathing arthropod
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