from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the Insecta; insectiform: as, an insectean form or organ.
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The type of the insectean wing is designed, then, simply to strike the air.
"You are a most irrelevant infant," said Miss Hamlyn, "with these insectean divagations -- Dear me, what lovely words!
"There are two forms of insectean larvæ which are pretty constant.