Definition of Odonate

1. Noun. Large primitive predatory aquatic insect having two pairs of membranous wings.




Definition of Odonate

1. any of an order of predacious insects [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Odonate

odmyl
odobenid
odobenids
odogenesis
odograph
odographs
odometer
odometers
odometre
odometres
odometric
odometrical
odometries
odometry
odonata
odonate (current term)
odonates
odonatology
odontagra
odontalgia
odontalgia dentalis
odontalgias
odontalgic
odontalgiæ
odontalgy
odontectomy
odonterism
odontiasis
odontic
odontinoid

Literary usage of Odonate

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1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1921)
"... in odonate development, unlike anything occurring in any other known insects. A comparison of the terminal structures of the odonate larva shown in Fig. ..."

2. Memoirs of the American Entomological Society by American Entomological Society (1916)
"... with an introduction to the study of this group of insects. Trans. Amer. Entom. Soc., 20: 152-172, pfs. 2-3. 1893 (b). The odonate genus ..."

3. Fasciculi Malayenses: Anthropological and Zoological Results of an by Nelson Annandale, Herbert C. Robinson (1903)
"(2) x ()) and KRUGER'S important work on the odonate fauna of Sumatra, published in the Stettin Ent. Zeit. of- and 1902. Comparison of the present list of ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1906)
"following statement: "No odonate nymphs are known to live in salt water, but probably some coast species, such as Ischnura ..."

5. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1901)
"69, 1900, a list of those of our native odonate genera of which no nymphs were known, and spurred by his desire to obtain the nymph of ..."

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