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Definition of Mantis

Mantis
Mantis 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.

Meaning of Mantis from wikipedia

- Mantises are an order (Mantodea) of insects that contains over 2,400 species in about 430 genera in 30 families. The largest family is the Mantidae ("mantids")...
- Mantis is the common name of any insect in the order Mantodea, also commonly known as praying mantises. Mantis may also refer to: Mantis (genus), a genus...
- Mantis shrimps, or stomatopods, are carnivorous marine crustaceans of the order Stomatopoda, branching from other members of the cl**** Malacostraca around...
- Mantis is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character has been a member of the Avengers and the Guardians...
- The Chinese mantis (Tenodera sinensis) is a species of mantis native to Asia and the nearby islands. In 1896 this species was accidentally introduced...
- Theopompa sp. (Asian bark mantises) Dead leaf mantis Flower mantis Gr**** mantis Leaf mantis Shield mantis Stick mantis List of mantis genera and species "Tanzanian...
- Flower mantises are those species of praying mantises that mimic flowers. Their coloration is an example of aggressive mimicry, a form of camouflage in...
- MANTIS Air Defence System (modular, automatic and network capable targeting and interception system), formerly titled as NBS-C-RAM (Nächstbereichschutzsystem...
- Stick mantis and twig mantis are common names applied to numerous species of mantis that mimic sticks or twigs as camouflage. Often the name serves to...
- mantis Shield mantis Gr**** mantis Stick mantis Acanthops List of mantis genera and species Dead Leaf Praying Mantis Web of Life Praying Mantises, AKA Mantids...
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