insect has definitions from the field of zoology
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[ noun ] (zoology) small air-breathing arthropod

Used in print

(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)

The blooms of Ribes and of the willow and sloe are the places where large_numbers of our early insects will assemble : honeybees , bumblebees , and other wild bees , and also various kinds of flies .

In the United_States Department_of_Agriculture 's Yearbook_of_Agriculture , 1952 , which is devoted entirely to insects , George_E._Bohart mentions a site in Utah which was estimated to contain 200000 nesting females .

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[ noun ] has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect

Synonyms

worm dirt_ball louse

Related terms

unpleasant_person

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