stick insect

noun
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of stick insect

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

First Known Use of stick insect

1826


STICK INSECT Defined for English Language Learners

stick insect

noun

Definition of stick insect for English Language Learners

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


STICK INSECT Defined for Kids

stick insect

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Definition of stick insect for Students

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

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