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Definition of Insect

Insect

  1. One of the Insecta; esp., one of the Hexapoda. See Insecta.
  2. Any air-breathing arthropod, as a spider or scorpion.
  3. Any small crustacean. In a wider sense, the word is often loosely applied to various small invertebrates.
  4. Fig.: Any small, trivial, or contemptible person or thing.
  5. Of or pertaining to an insect or insects.
  6. Like an insect; small; mean; ephemeral.
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Insect Translations

insect in Dutch is insekt
insect in French is insecte
insect in German is Insekt
insect in Hungarian is rovar
insect in Italian is insetto
insect in Norwegian is insekt, insekt
insect in Portuguese is inseto, insecto
insect in Spanish is insecto
insect in Swedish is insekt
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