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devil's darning-needle

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A dragon fly. See Darning needle, under darn, v. t.
  • n. See under Darn, v. t.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. common climber of eastern North America that sprawls over other plants and bears numerous panicles of small creamy white flowers
  • n. slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.

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