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earwig

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪə.wɪɡ/ us    /ˈɪr-/
a small insect with two pincers (= curved pointed parts) at the back end of its body
Translations of “earwig”
in Spanish tijereta…
in French perce-oreille…
in German der Ohrwurm…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蠼螋,地蜈蚣…
in Russian уховертка…
in Turkish kulağakaçan böceği/sineği…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蠼螋,地蜈蚣…
in Polish skorek…
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