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English definition of “stick insect”

stick insect

noun [C] uk   us  
a large insect with a long, thin body and legs: She's as thin as a stick insect.Insect names
(Definition of stick insect from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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