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Definition of the noun leaf insect

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  1. tropical insect having a flattened leaflike body; common in southern Asia and the East Indies

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Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

Leaf insect Leaf miner: An insect that lives in and feed upon the leaf cells be- ...

Google previewAne's Encyclopedic Dictionary of General & Applied Entomology (2009)

by Manjit Singh Dhooria

Leaf Insect: The ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

bulldogant, cabbagefly, cockchafer, dolphinfly, drosophila,frog hopper, grapelouse, kissingbug, leafcutter,leaf insect,Pharaoh ant, pondskater, puriri moth,silverfish, vinegarfly,webspinner11backswimmer,biting louse,bitingmidge, bristletail, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deception (2014)

by Timothy R. Levine

A walking leaf insect in La Pura Vida, Costa Rica (right) mimics the shape and spots of the plants it eats. Mimicry allows the insect to look like another, less palatable insect or organism. An allegedly fraudulent check in an Internet scam, sent by.

Google previewKnowledge Encyclopedia (2013)

by DK

Sand viper Orchid mantis Leaf insect This venomous snake buries itself The body of this tropical predator The night-hunting gecko spends the Few animals are quite as hard to spot in the dry sand of Africa's Namib is shaped and colored like a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

LEAF INSECT. See Cmsx, No a. 47.) LEAF, WALKING. See MANTIS. * To LEAF. - u. n. [from the noun.] To bring leaves ; to bear leaves-Most trees fall off the leaves at sutumn; and if not kept. hack by cold, would leaf about the solstice. Brozwn.

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