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PRAYING MANTIS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does praying mantis mean? 

PRAYING MANTIS (noun)
  The noun PRAYING MANTIS has 1 sense:

1. the common mantis

  Familiarity information: PRAYING MANTIS used as a noun is very rare.


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PRAYING MANTIS (noun)


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Meaning:

The common mantis

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

Mantis religioso; praying mantid; praying mantis

Hypernyms ("praying mantis" is a kind of...):

mantid; mantis (predacious long-bodied large-eyed insect of warm regions; rests with forelimbs raised as in prayer)


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