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Odonata British & World English

An order of predatory insects that comprises the dragonflies and damselflies. They have long, slender bodies, two pairs of membranous wings, large compound eyes, and aquatic larvae

odonata in Odonata British & World English

Insects of the order Odonata; dragonflies and damselflies

Odonata in Anisoptera British & World English

A group of insects which comprises the dragonflies

Odonata in damselfly British & World English

A slender insect related to the dragonflies, typically resting with the wings folded back along the body

Odonata in dragonfly British & World English

A fast-flying long-bodied predatory insect with two pairs of large transparent wings which are spread out sideways at rest. The voracious aquatic larvae take up to five years to reach adulthood

Odonata in Odonata British & World English

Insects of the order Odonata; dragonflies and damselflies

Odonata in odonate British & World English

A predatory insect of the order Odonata; a dragonfly or damselfly

Odonata in hawker2 British & World English

A slender-bodied dragonfly that remains airborne for long periods, typically patrolling a particular stretch of water

Odonata in Zygoptera British & World English

A group of insects which comprises the damselflies