some of numerous often vibrant colored, predatory insects having a long thin body and elongated wings that fold collectively as soon as the insect is at rest. Also called demoiselle, devil's darning needle.
Any of different pests for the suborder Zygoptera that have long thin figures, and generally are just like dragonflies but having wings folded when at rest.
a slender nonstinging pest like but smaller compared to the dragonfly but having wings folded whenever at rest.
A dragon-fly or devil's darning-needle: so named after the French title among these insects, demoiselle.
slender non-stinging insect like but smaller than the dragonfly but having wings folded when at peace