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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Mantis(0.01146 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Mantis.
English → English (WordNet)
n : predacious long-bodied large-eyed insect of warm regions;
rests with forelimbs raised as in prayer [syn: mantid]
[also: mantes (pl)]
English → English (gcide)
Mantis \Man"tis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a prophet.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of numerous species of voracious orthopterous insects
of the genus Mantis, and allied genera. They are predacious
long-bodied large-eyed insects of warm regions, are
remarkable for their slender grotesque forms, and for holding
their stout anterior legs in a manner suggesting hands folded
in prayer. The common American species is Mantis Carolina.
Mantis shrimp. (Zo["o]l.) The Squilla, a tropical marine
burrowing crustacean with large grasping appendages. Also
called mantis crab and mantis prawn.