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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Mantis (0.00776 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: mantis mantis 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) Definition: Mantis 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. [1913 Webster] Mantis shrimp. (Zo["o]l.) The Squilla, a tropical marine burrowing crustacean with large grasping appendages. Also called mantis crab and mantis prawn. [1913 Webster]


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