Definition of 'dragonfly'

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Example sentences containing 'dragonfly'

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Idly I watched a dragonfly flit across the pond over which Hermes was poised as though in flight. Holt, Victoria THE ROAD TO PARADISE ISLAND (2002)Like that iridescent dragonfly hovering over the ponds in Hampstead when she was six. Sean Thomas THE CHEEK PERFORATION DANCE (2002)The sun on the hill forgot to die And the lilies revived, and the dragonfly Came back to dream on the river. Amanda Hemingway THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE (2002)They imagined something very small, maybe the size of a dragonfly - a target too small to hit. Michael Crichton PREY (2002)

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Translations for 'dragonfly'

British English: dragonfly /ˈdræɡənˌflaɪ/ NOUN
A dragonfly is a brightly coloured insect with a long thin body and two sets of wings.
  • American English: dragonfly
  • Arabic: يَعْسُوب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: libélula
  • Chinese: 蜻蜓
  • Croatian: vilin konjic
  • Czech: vážka
  • Danish: guldsmed
  • Dutch: libel
  • European Spanish: libélula
  • Finnish: sudenkorento
  • French: libellule
  • German: Libelle
  • Greek: λιβελούλα
  • Italian: libellula
  • Japanese: トンボ
  • Korean: 잠자리 곤충
  • Norwegian: øyenstikker
  • Polish: ważka
  • European Portuguese: libélula
  • Romanian: libelulă
  • Russian: стрекоза
  • Spanish: libélula
  • Swedish: trollslända
  • Thai: แมลงปอ
  • Turkish: yusufçuk
  • Ukrainian: бабка
  • Vietnamese: con chuồn chuồn


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