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bristletail

Syllabification: bris·tle·tail
Pronunciation: /ˈbrisəlˌtāl
 
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Definition of bristletail in English:

noun

A small wingless insect that has bristles at the end of the abdomen.
Example sentences
  • Jumping bristletails moult 8 to 10 times before reaching sexual maturity, which may take up to two years.
  • The bristletails and silverfish both have two long cerci, and between this a caudal appendage.
  • The jumping bristletails are an inconspicuous group, looking much like their better-known cousins, the silverfish.

Words that rhyme with bristletail

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