devil's darning-needle definition

  • noun:
    • See under Darn, v. t.
    • typical climber of eastern united states that sprawls over various other flowers and bears numerous panicles of tiny creamy white blossoms
    • slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at peace; adults and nymphs feast upon mosquitoes etc.
    • See under Darn, v. t.
    • typical climber of east North America that sprawls over various other flowers and bears numerous panicles of small creamy white flowers
    • slender-bodied non-stinging pest having iridescent wings which can be outspread at peace; grownups and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.
  • others:
    • A dragon fly. See Darning needle, under darn, v. t.
    • A dragon fly. See Darning needle, under darn, v. t.

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