Definition of Damselflies

1. Noun. (plural of damselfly) ¹



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Definition of Damselflies

1. damselfly [n] - See also: damselfly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Damselflies

dampne
dampness
dampnesses
dampproof
dampproofed
dampproofing
dampproofs
damps
dampth
dampy
dams
damsel in distress
damselfish
damselfishes
damselflies (current term)
damselfly
damsels
damsels in distress
damsire
damsires
damson
damson plum
damson plum tree
damsons
dan
dan buoy
danaid
danaite

Literary usage of Damselflies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"The damselflies are not such good flyers. The common black- wing Calopteryx (Fig. 1361) may usually be seen fluttering gaily about the borders of creeks, ..."

2. Eat Your Food! Gastronomical Glory from Garden to Gut: A Coastalfields ...by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate (2007)
"damselflies are closely related to dragonflies, as they also belong to this order. Dragonflies and damselflies are as similar to each other as butterflies ..."

3. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1921)
"9 are appendages of the tenth, rallier than the eleventh segment from his study of the development of these structures in immature damselflies. ..."

4. United Arab Emirates: A New Perspective by Ibrahim Abed, Peter Hellyer (2001)
"Mammals ( Stuart and Stuart 1998,1999), butterflies (Gillett 1996,1997,1998), dragonflies and damselflies (Giles 1998,Feulner 1999), freshwater fish ..."

5. Effects of the Eruptions of Mount St. Helens on Physical, Chemical, and by Douglas B. Lee (1998)
"... of predatory Odonata (damselflies and dragonflies) and salamanders. Concurrent research on the benthos and plankton of this lake also was planned. ..."

6. Lake Maxinkuckee: A Physical and Biological Survey by Barton Warren Evermann, Howard Walton Clark (1920)
"Of nine captured, eight were males, all of which were feeding on teneral damselflies. 44. GOMPHUS LIVID US Selys Captured at the Gravelpit on the west shore ..."

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