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  • Insect | Define Insect at Dictionary.com

    dictionary.reference.com/browse/insect noun 1. any animal of the class Insecta, comprising small, air-breathing arthropods having the body divided into three parts (head, thorax, and abdomen), and having ...
  • Insect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Insect Etymology. The word "insect" comes from the Latin word insectum, meaning "with a notched or divided body", or literally "cut into", from the neuter singular past ...
  • Insect - definition of insect by The Free Dictionary

    www.thefreedictionary.com/insect While we were lying there against the warm bank, a little insect of the palest, frailest green hopped painfully out of the buffalo grass and tried to leap into a ...
    • Insects and Bugs on the Web: Insects.org

      www.insects.org The fascinating stories of insects and the roles they play in our lives. Cultural entomology, insect macrophotography, educational resources and links to other web sites.
    • Insect | Definition of Insect by Merriam-Webster

      www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/insect The distinct parts into which insects’ bodies are divided—head, thorax, and abdomen—inspired the Greek name used for them by the philosopher Aristotle: entomon ...
    • insect | arthropod class | Britannica.com

      www.britannica.com/animal/insect Insect (class Insecta or Hexapoda), any member of the largest class of the phylum Arthropoda, which is itself the largest of the animal phyla. Insects have segmented ...