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insect

noun [C]  us   /ˈɪn·sekt/
biology a type of small animal with six legs, a body divided into three parts, and often two pairs of wings, for example, an ant, beetle, or butterfly
Translations of “insect”
in Arabic حَشَرة…
in Korean 곤충…
in Malaysian serangga…
in French insecte…
in Turkish böcek…
in Italian insetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 昆蟲…
in Russian насекомое…
in Polish owad…
in Vietnamese côn trùng…
in Spanish insecto…
in Portuguese inseto…
in Thai แมลง…
in German das Insekt…
in Catalan insecte…
in Japanese 昆虫…
in Indonesian serangga…
in Chinese (Simplified) 昆虫…
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