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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: insect(0.01082 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to insect.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: small air-breathing arthropod
2: a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving
of respect [syn: worm, louse, dirt ball]
English → English (gcide)
Insect \In"sect\ ([i^]n"s[e^]kt), n. [F. insecte, L. insectum,
fr. insectus, p. p. of insecare to cut in. See Section. The
name was originally given to certain small animals, whose
bodies appear cut in, or almost divided. Cf. Entomology.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Insecta; esp., one of the Hexapoda.
Note: The hexapod insects pass through three stages during
their growth, viz., the larva, pupa, and imago or
adult, but in some of the orders the larva differs
little from the imago, except in lacking wings, and the
active pupa is very much like the larva, except in
having rudiments of wings. In the higher orders, the
larva is usually a grub, maggot, or caterpillar,
totally unlike the adult, while the pupa is very
different from both larva and imago and is inactive,
taking no food.
2. (Zo["o]l.) Any air-breathing arthropod, as a spider or
3. (Zo["o]l.) Any small crustacean. In a wider sense, the
word is often loosely applied to various small
4. Fig.: Any small, trivial, or contemptible person or thing.
Insect powder,a powder used for the extermination of
insects; esp., the powdered flowers of certain species of
Pyrethrum, a genus now merged in Chrysanthemum. Called
also Persian powder.
Insect \In"sect\, a.
1. Of or pertaining to an insect or insects.
2. Like an insect; small; mean; ephemeral.