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Definition of Mantis
MantisMantis Man"tis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a prophet.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of numerous species of voracious orthopterous insects
of the genus Mantis, and allied genera. They are remarkable
for their slender grotesque forms, and for holding their
stout anterior legs in a manner suggesting hands folded in
prayer. The common American species is M. Carolina.
Mantis shrimp. (Zo["o]l.) See Sguilla.
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