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in·sect

insect

 
 
pronunciation:
In sekt
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part of speech: noun
definition: a small animal with a hard covering over its body. Most kinds of insects have a body that is divided into three parts. Most insects also have three pairs of legs and one or two pairs of wings.
One reason that spiders are not insects is that spiders have eight legs, not six.
 
similar words:
bug
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behaviors of some insects
broader categories that include insects
parts of some insects
produced by insects
similar to insects
some examples of insects
some growth stages of insects
some places for insects
some sounds of insects
some things insects eat
some things that affect insects
used by some insects