in·​sec·​tile (ˌ)in-ˈsek-tᵊl How to pronounce insectile (audio)
: being or suggestive of an insect

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1626, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of insectile was circa 1626

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Cite this Entry

“Insectile.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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