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Definition of the adjective insectan

What does insectan mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. of or relating to the class Insecta

Alternative definition of the adjective insectan


  1. Of insects.

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

The cerci are nearly always joined, and a typical insectan ovipositor with its three pairs of processes is present in connexion § the vagina of the female. In many Orthoptera this ovipositor is very long and conspicuous (fig. 5). Information as to ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Medical and Veterinary Entomology (2013)

by Richard C. Russell, Domenico Otranto, Richard L. Wall

Two different forms of lice have evolved – the Mallophaga retain the primitive insectan mandibulate mouthparts and feed on epidermal structures of birds and mammals, while the Anoplura have evolved specialized mouthparts for blood ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

INSECTAN Adj. (Latin, insectum = cut into segments.) Pertaining to or characteristic of insects in general. Alt. Insectean. INSECTARY Noun. (Latin, insectum = cut into segments. PL, Insectaries.) 1. A place, usually a specially constructed ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

insectean, insectan a ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

insectan ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1910)

insectan (in-sek'tan), a. [Insecta + -an.] Of or pertaining to insects or the Insecta.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

insectan (in-sek'tan), a. [Insecta + -an.] Of or pertaining to insects or the Insecta. insect-beds (in'sekt-bedz), n. pl. See *bed1. insect-box (in'sekt-boks), n. A box used in collecting insects. insect-flowers (in'sekt-flou"èrz), n., pl. The heads of ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

insectan (in-sek'tan), a. [Insccta + -an.] Of or pertaining to insects or the Iusecta.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

insectan (in-sek'tan), a.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century cyclopedia of names (1910)

insectan (in-sek'tan), a. [Inscota- + -an.] Of or pertaining to insects or the Inseam.

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Scrabble value of I1N1S1E1C3T1A1N1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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