mantid [man-tid] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. mantis.

Origin of mantid mant(is) + -id2 Examples from the Web for mantid Historical Examples of mantid

  • In this subsection the Diptera, Libellulina and Mantid will find their place.

    An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)

    William Kirby

  • The Mantid are pretty insects, of very different habits from the preceding.

    The Insect World

    Louis Figuier

  • We now come to a very extraordinary family of insects, the Mantid.

    Curious Facts in the History of Insects; Including Spiders and Scorpions.

    Frank Cowan

  • The Empusa, which forms another genus of Mantid, has the antenn indented like a comb in the males, thread-like in the females.

    The Insect World

    Louis Figuier

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