Definition of Stridulates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of stridulate) ¹



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Definition of Stridulates

1. stridulate [v] - See also: stridulate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stridulates

stridence
stridences
stridencies
stridency
strident
stridently
strider
striders
strides
strideth
striding
stridor
stridors
stridulate
stridulated
stridulates (current term)
stridulating
stridulation
stridulations
stridulator
stridulators
stridulatory
stridulous
stridulously
strife
strife-ridden
strifeful
strifeless
strifes
strift

Literary usage of Stridulates

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1. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1902)
"only is raised, the sound is thinner by half j and when the colse are held down the sound is not impaired. Geotrupes stercorarius, L., stridulates in a ..."

2. The Descent of Man: And Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles ( Darwin (1890)
"... stridulates in anger or defiance ; many species do the same from distress or fear, if held so that they cannot escape; by striking the hollow stems of ..."

3. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock (1920)
"... stridulates in anger or defiance; many species do the same from distress or fear, if held so that they cannot escape; by striking the hollow stems of ..."

4. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin (1897)
"... stridulates in anger or defiance; many species do the same from distress or fear, if-held so that they cannot escape; by striking the hollow stems of ..."

5. The Descent of man and selection in relation to sex by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... stridulates to encourage the female in her work, and from distress when she is removed.70 Some naturalists believe that beetles make this noise to ..."

6. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1896)
"It stridulates, after the manner of its kind, loudly and slowly. I have beaten this species from the twigs ... When held it stridulates feebly for its size. ..."

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