Earwig

The Earwig (Forifculidae) is a family of the order Dermaptera. The body is narrow and terminates in characteristic forceps which are used in folding the hind wings after use. The fore wings are modified into wing covers, and are short and rectangular. Beneath them lie the rarely used hind wings, which are elaborately folded after the manner of a fa
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earwig

[n] - any of numerous insects of the order Dermaptera having elongate bodies and slender many-jointed antennae and a pair of large pincers at the rear of the abdomen
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Earwig

Ear'wig` noun [ Anglo-Saxon eárwicga ; eáre ear + wicga beetle, worm: confer Prov. English erri-wiggle .] 1. (Zoology) Any insect of the genus Forticula and related genera, belonging to the order Euplexoptera. 2. (Zoology) In America
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Earwig

Ear'wig` transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Earwigged ; present participle & verbal noun Earwigging .] To influence, or attempt to influence, by whispered insinuations or private talk. 'No longer was he earwigged by the L
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earwig

1. <zoology> Any insect of the genus Forticula and related genera, belonging to the order Euplexoptera. ... 2. <zoology> In America, any small chilopodous myriapod, especially. Of the genus Geophilus. ... Both insects are so called from the supposition that they creep into the human ear. ... 3. A whisperer of insinuations; a secret coun
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earwig

noun any of numerous insects of the order Dermaptera having elongate bodies and slender many-jointed antennae and a pair of large pincers at the rear of the abdomen
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Earwig

• (n.) A whisperer of insinuations; a secret counselor. • (n.) Any insect of the genus Forticula and related genera, belonging to the order Euplexoptera. • (v. t.) To influence, or attempt to influence, by whispered insinuations or private talk. • (n.) In America, any small chilopodous myriapod, esp. of the genus Geophilus.Earwi
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earwig

any of approximately 1,800 species of insects that are characterized by large membranous hindwings that lie hidden under short, leathery forewings. ... [3 related articles]
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Earwig

Earwig is British slang for to eavesdrop.
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Earwig

Earwig is British slang for to eavesdrop.
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Earwig

Earwigs make up the insect order Dermaptera, found throughout the Americas, Africa, Eurasia, Australia and New Zealand. With about 2,000 species in 12 families, they are one of the smaller insect orders. Earwigs have characteristic cerci, a pair of forceps pincers on their abdomen, and membranous wings folded underneath short forewings, hence the
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earwig

earwig, common name for any of the smooth, elongated insects of the order Dermaptera. Earwigs are small, with pairs of horny, forcepslike abdominal appendages, larger in the male than in the female, and short, leathery forewings that cover the membranous hindwings when folded. Some of the 900 specie...
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earwig

Nocturnal insect of the order Dermaptera. The forewings are short and leathery and serve to protect the hindwings, which are large and are folded like a fan when at rest. Earwigs seldom fly. They have a pincerlike appendage in the rear. The male is distinguished by curved pincers; those of the female are straight. Earwigs are regarded as pests ...
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Earwig

[band] Earwig is an indie rock band from Columbus, Ohio. They release music on their own "micro-indie" LFM Records label. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Lizard McGee, bassist Costa Hondroulis, and drummer George Hondroulis. While they have drawn occasional national attention, Earwig has remained unable to break out of the under
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Earwig

[disambiguation] Earwig is the common name for the insect order Dermaptera. Earwig may also refer to: ...
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Earwig

[album] Earwig is the second album by the Blake Babies, released in 1989 (see 1989 in music). ==Track listing== ==Personnel== ==Production== ...
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