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stick insect

noun

Simple Definition of stick insect

  • : an insect with a long, thin body that looks like a stick

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stick insect

  1. :  any of various usually wingless phasmid insects (especially family Phasmatidae) with a long cylindrical body resembling a stick; broadly :  phasmid

1854

First Known Use of stick insect

1854


STICK INSECT Defined for Kids

stick insect

noun

Definition of stick insect for Students

  1. :  a wingless long-legged insect that has a long body resembling a stick




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