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stick insect

stick insect

n
(Animals) any of various mostly tropical insects of the family Phasmidae that have an elongated cylindrical body and long legs and resemble twigs: order Phasmida. Also called (US and Canadian): walking stick See also leaf insect

walk′ing stick`


n.
1. a stick held in the hand and used to help support oneself while walking.
2. Also, walk′ing•stick`. Also called stick insect. any of several insects of the family Phasmatidae, having a long, slender, twiglike body.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stick insect - any of various mostly tropical insects having long twiglike bodiesstick insect - any of various mostly tropical insects having long twiglike bodies
phasmid, phasmid insect - large cylindrical or flattened mostly tropical insects with long strong legs that feed on plants; walking sticks and leaf insects
diapheromera, Diapheromera femorata - a variety of stick insect
Translations
pakobylka
vandrende pind
sauvasirkka
paličnjak
ナナフシ
대벌레
vandrande pinne
แมลงที่มีลำตัวและขายาว
sâu que

stick insect

stick insect

ninsetto stecco

stick insect

حَشَّرَةٌ عَصَّوِيَّة pakobylka vandrende pind Gespenstheuschrecke έντομο της οικογένειας Phasmatodea insecto palo sauvasirkka phasme paličnjak insetto stecco ナナフシ 대벌레 wandelende tak pinnedyr patyczak bicho pau, bicho-pau палочник vandrande pinne แมลงที่มีลำตัวและขายาว sopa çekirgesi sâu que 竹节虫
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