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lacewing

noun lace·wing \ˈlās-ˌwiŋ\

Definition of LACEWING

:  any of various neuropterous insects (as genera Chrysopa and Hemerobius) having delicate lacelike wing venation, long antennae, and often brilliant eyes —called also lacewing fly
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First Known Use of LACEWING

1854

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