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Devil's darning needle   Listen
Devil's darning needle

noun
1.
Common climber of eastern North America that sprawls over other plants and bears numerous panicles of small creamy white flowers.  Synonyms: Clematis virginiana, old man's beard, virgin's bower.
2.
Slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc..  Synonyms: darning needle, dragonfly, mosquito hawk, sewing needle, skeeter hawk, snake doctor, snake feeder.






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Words linked to "Devil's darning needle" :   clematis, odonate



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