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Noun1.thysanuron - primitive wingless insects: bristletailthysanuron - primitive wingless insects: bristletail
insect - small air-breathing arthropod
order Thysanura, Thysanura - firebrats; silverfish; machilids
bristletail - small wingless insect with a long bristlelike tail
Lepisma saccharina, silverfish - silver-grey wingless insect found in houses feeding on book bindings and starched clothing
jumping bristletail, machilid - wingless insect living in dark moist places as under dead tree trunks; they make erratic leaps when disturbed