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Definition of dragonfly noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dragonfly

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdræɡənflaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdræɡənflaɪ//
 
(pl. dragonflies) Invertebrates
 
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an insect with a long thin body, often brightly coloured, and two pairs of large transparent wings. Dragonflies are often seen over water. Bright blue dragonflies hovered and darted in the reeds. See related entries: Invertebrates
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