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insect noun definition in Invertebrates topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

insect

 noun: Invertebrates topic
any small creature with six legs and a body divided into three parts. Insects usually also have wings. Ants, bees and flies are all insects. insect species insect repellent (= a chemical that keeps insects away) an insect bite The pesticide is lethal to all insect life.

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