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Synonyms for dragonfly
ˈdræg ənˌflaɪdrag·on·f·ly

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Wiktionary

  1. dragonflynoun

    Synonyms:
    snake doctor, ear sewer, horse-stinger, darning needle, darner, mosquito hawk, skeeter hawk, snake feeder, devils darning needle, spindle, needle, mosquito fly

  2. dragonflynoun

    An insect of the suborder Anisoptera with four long transparent wings held perpendicular to a long body.

    Synonyms:
    darning needle, horse-stinger, darner, mosquito hawk, ear sewer, snake doctor, needle, spindle, snake feeder, mosquito fly, devils darning needle, skeeter hawk

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dragonfly, darning needle, devil's darning needle, sewing needle, snake feeder, snake doctor, mosquito hawk, skeeter hawknoun

    slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.

    Synonyms:
    mosquito hawk, bullbat, skeeter hawk, darning needle, old man's beard, devil's darning needle, virgin's bower, embroidery needle, snake feeder, sewing needle, nighthawk, snake doctor

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  1. List of paraphrases for "dragonfly":

    damselfly

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  1. Jonathan Davis:

    These telescopes were designed to look for diffuse light around galaxies. Not in the context of dark matter, but you can repurpose the data to look for this glow, [The Dragonfly telescopes] are really good at looking for this high contrast between the really bright galactic center and the really dim outskirts of galaxies.

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