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Noun insect has 2 senses
  1. insect - small air-breathing arthropod
    --1 is a kind of
    --1 is a member of Arthropoda, phylum Arthropoda; swarm, cloud
    --1 has part: clypeus; wing; ala; air sac; thorax; mentum
    --1 has particulars:
     ephemera, ephemeron; holometabola, metabola; defoliator; pollinator; gallfly; mecopteran; collembolan, springtail; proturan, telsontail; beetle; web spinner; louse, sucking louse; bird louse, biting louse, louse; flea; dipterous insect, two-winged insects, dipteran, dipteron; leaf miner, leaf-miner; hymenopterous insect, hymenopteran, hymenopteron, hymenopter; worker; termite, white ant; orthopterous insect, orthopteron, orthopteran; phasmid, phasmid insect; dictyopterous insect; bug; hemipterous insect, bug, hemipteran, hemipteron; heteropterous insect; homopterous insect, homopteran; psocopterous insect; ephemerid, ephemeropteran; stonefly, stone fly, plecopteran; neuropteron, neuropteran, neuropterous insect; odonate; trichopterous insect, trichopteran, trichopteron; thysanuran insect, thysanuron; thysanopter, thysanopteron, thysanopterous insect; earwig; lepidopterous insect, lepidopteron, lepidopteran; pupa; imago; queen
  2. worm, louse, insect, dirt ball - a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    --2 is a kind of unpleasant person, disagreeable person
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