Definition of darner in English:


Line breaks: darn¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈdɑːnə


North American
  • A large slender-bodied dragonfly. Also called darning needle, devil's darning needle.
    • Family Aeshnidae: several genera
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    • A green darner dragonfly is fitted with a tiny radio tag to help scientists study its migration.
    • Green darners are one of nine long-distance migratory dragonflies in North America.
    • Darners and other large dragonflies often emerge at night, when they are safer from predators.

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