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Definition of the adjective insectan
What does insectan mean as an attribute of a noun?
- of or relating to the class Insecta
- lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)
Alternative definition of the adjective insectan
- Of insects.
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The 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 ...
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 ...
A 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 ...
by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott
insectean, insectan a ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
insectan (in-sek'tan), a. [Insecta + -an.] Of or pertaining to insects or the Insecta.
The 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 ...
The 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.
insectan (in-sek'tan), a.
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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