Aeschna

noun
Aesch·​na | \ ˈesk-nə \

Definition of Aeschna

: a genus of large often bright-colored dragonflies including the blue darners

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First Known Use of Aeschna

1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aeschna

New Latin, alteration of Aeshna

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“Aeschna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aeschna. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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