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- n. A wingless insect which can jump large distances when disturbed, in the Machilidae family.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A wingless insect living in dark moist places, as under tree trunks; they make erratic leaps when disturbed; called also jumping bristletail.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. wingless insect living in dark moist places as under dead tree trunks; they make erratic leaps when disturbed
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