damselfly

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n damselfly slender non-stinging insect similar to but smaller than the dragonfly but having wings folded when at rest
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n damselfly A dragon-fly or devil's darning-needle: so called after the French name of these insects, demoiselle.
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Usage


In news:

Vivid Dancer Damselfly becomes state's official insect.
Pass near any lake, pond, or stream shore and it is not hard to spot dragonfly or damselfly activity.
Realistic patterns: Bill Logan's Gallatin River Salmonfly Nymph&Bob Mead's Damselfly Flypattern(s): Bill Logan's Gallatin River Salmonfly Nymph&Bob.
Realistic patterns: Bill Logan's Gallatin River Salmonfly Nymph&Bob Mead's Damselfly.
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