Associations to the word «Lacewing»

Wiktionary

LACEWING, noun. Any of a number of gauzy-winged insects of certain families within the order Neuroptera.

Dictionary definition

LACEWING, noun. Any of two families of insects with gauzy wings (Chrysopidae and Hemerobiidae); larvae feed on insect pests such as aphids.

Wise words

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Aldous Huxley