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insect

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪn.sekt/ us  
A2 a type of very small animal with six legs, a body divided into three parts and usually two pairs of wings, or, more generally, any similar very small animal: Ants, beetles, butterflies, and flies are all insects. I've got some sort of insect bite on my leg.
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in Korean 곤충…
in Arabic حَشَرة…
in French insecte…
in Turkish böcek…
in Italian insetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 昆蟲…
in Russian насекомое…
in Polish owad…
in Spanish insecto…
in Portuguese inseto…
in German das Insekt…
in Catalan insecte…
in Japanese 昆虫…
in Chinese (Simplified) 昆虫…
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