Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of the family Mantispidæ.
- Having the characters of, or belonging to, the neuropterous family Mantispidæ.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) Any neuropterous insect of the genus Mantispa, and allied genera. The larvæ feed on plant lice. Also used adjectively. See
- n. insect that resembles a mantis; larvae are parasites in the nests of spiders and wasps
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