mantid

noun
man·​tid | \ ˈman-təd How to pronounce mantid (audio) \

Definition of mantid

: mantis

Examples of mantid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The mass production of baby mantids led to (by accident) my first biocontrol program: by setting the tiny nymphs free on my mum’s fuschias, an infestation of whitefly was combated. Nicole Miller-coleman, sandiegouniontribune.com, 22 July 2017

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First Known Use of mantid

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mantid

New Latin Mantidae, group name, from Mantis, genus name

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“Mantid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mantid. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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