mantid
noun Etymology: New Latin Mantidae, group name, from Mantis, genus name Date: 1895 mantis

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mantid — n. A {mantis}. Syn: mantis. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mantid — /man tid/, n. mantis. [MANT(IS) + ID2] * * * ▪ insect also called  mantis,  praying mantid,  or  praying mantis    any of approximately 2,000 species of large, slow moving insects that are characterized by front legs with enlarged femurs (upper… …   Universalium

  • mantid — noun mantis (insect) …   Wiktionary

  • mantid — noun another term for mantis …   English new terms dictionary

  • mantid — man·tid …   English syllables

  • mantid — man•tid [[t]ˈmæn tɪd[/t]] n. ent mantis • Etymology: 1895–1905; mant (is) + id II …   From formal English to slang

  • mantid —   n. (pertaining to) mantis …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • mantid — n. = MANTIS …   Useful english dictionary

  • praying mantid — noun the common mantis • Syn: ↑praying mantis, ↑Mantis religioso • Hypernyms: ↑mantis, ↑mantid * * * noun see praying mantis …   Useful english dictionary

  • praying mantid — noun see praying mantis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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