odonate definition

  • noun:
    • the large predacious winged bugs of order Odonata, including the dragonflies and damselflies, characterized by lengthy vibrant colored systems, two sets of membranous wings, and large compound eyes.
    • large ancient predatory aquatic pest having two pairs of membranous wings
  • adjective:
    • Of or belonging to the order Odonata.

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