Dragon fly

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Related to Dragon fly: Libellulidae
(Zool.) any insect of the family Libellulidæ. They have finely formed, large and strongly reticulated wings, a large head with enormous eyes, and a long body; - called also mosquito hawks. Their larvæ are aquatic and insectivorous.

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Jefferson Starship's hit albums include "Dragon Fly" from 1974, "Red Octopus" from 1975, "Spitfire" from 1976 and "Earth" from 1978.
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My ambition is to see the Welsh Dragon fly high over the high jump podium at Melbourne.