from The Century Dictionary.

  • An order of apterous ametabolous insects, containing the lowest or most generalized types of the true insects.
  • A suborder of the order Thysanura: restricted to the springtails proper, the Poduridæ and Sminthuridæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) The division of Thysanura which includes Podura, and allied forms.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A taxonomic class within the subphylum Hexapoda — the springtails.

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

  • noun minute wingless arthropods: springtails


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