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dragonfly US English

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

dragonfly in fly2 US English

Used in names of flying insects of other orders, e.g., butterfly, dragonfly, firefly

emperor dragonfly US English

A large dragonfly of Eurasia and Africa, Anax imperator (family Aeshnidae), the abdomen of which is predominantly blue in the male and green in the female.