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Definition of the adjective Insectoid

What does Insectoid mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. See Insect-like.

Definition of the noun Insectoid

What does Insectoid mean as a name of something?


  1. [science fiction] An insect-like creature.


Insectoid denotes any creature or object that shares a similar body or traits with common earth insects and arachnids. The term is a combination of "insect" and "-oid".

  • also known as 類昆蟲

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Google previewWye's Dictionary of Improbable Words (2009)

by Craig Conley

“a language spoken by a race of insectoid aliens. This language has no vowels and all the 'consonants' are click- like sounds” (Adam Walker, “Languages of the Commonwealth”). Xxx. n. the name of a ...

Google previewMummies around the World: An Encyclopedia of Mummies in History, Religion, and Popular Culture (2014)

An Encyclopedia of Mummies in History, Religion, and Popular Culture by Matt Cardin

story concerning an archaeologist who suffers a terrible insectoid fate after stealing a mummy, was published in the December 1938 issue of Weird Tales and credited to Tarleton Fiske, a pseudonym of Bloch's. The English ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Old Sumr‘ (2017)

by Marcas Brian MacStiof‡in î Mhaitiœ î Domhnaill

batap insane adje merésa; to go - v mereas insanity n1 emera inscribe S2've vinoben inscription n5 • résortatermasa insect n7 e avalh insectoid adj e vavalh insert v e vinten; to forcefully ~ v.o tyrsisten insist v e benjāmen instinct n7 e zdraba ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Pseudoscience (2013)

From Alien Abductions to Zone Therapy by William F. Williams

They demonstrated before reporters how they made eventhemost elaborate and insectoid patterns. Crop circlesarea classic case of pseudoscience in the CONVICTION SCIENCE category.Even today, while the craze has died down, there are ...

Google previewThe Star Trek Encyclopedia (2011)

by Michael Okuda, Denise Okuda, Debbie Mirek

Insectoid lifeform. Alexander ...

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Scrabble value of I1N1S1E1C3T1O1I1D2

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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