insected

adjective
in·​sect·​ed | \ (ˈ)in¦sektə̇d, ənˈs- \

Definition of insected

: cut into : segmented the insected body of a sea anemone

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History and Etymology for insected

Latin insectus (past participle of insecare to cut into) + English -ed

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“Insected.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/insected. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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