[ bris-uhl-teyl ]
/ ˈbrɪs əlˌteɪl /
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any of various wingless insects of the order Thysanura, having long, bristlelike, caudal appendages, comprising the firebrats, silverfish, and machilids.
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British Dictionary definitions for bristletail
/ (ˈbrɪsəlˌteɪl) /
any primitive wingless insect of the orders Thysanura and Diplura, such as the silverfish and firebrat, having a flattened body and long tail appendages
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