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Definition of dragonfly noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

dragonfly

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈdræɡənˌflaɪ//
 
(pl. dragonflies)
 
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an insect with a long, thin body, often brightly colored, and two pairs of large, transparent wings. Dragonflies are often seen over water. Bright blue dragonflies hovered and darted in the reeds.
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