Associations to the word «Dragonfly»

Wiktionary

DRAGONFLY, noun. An insect of the suborder Epiprocta or, more strictly, the infraorder Anisoptera with four long transparent wings held perpendicular to a long body.

Dictionary definition

DRAGONFLY, noun. Slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc..

Wise words

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