noun, plural drag·on·flies.
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Using a high-speed camera, she and her colleagues watched how the bats approached dragonflies stuck to leaves.
Such thinking suggested bats wouldn’t be able to catch dragonflies.
At night, when bats are out, dragonflies are “basically sitting in the vegetation hoping not to get eaten,” Geipel says.
The largest known insects that ever lived were ancient relatives of dragonflies.Minecraft’s big bees don’t exist, but giant insects once did|Carolyn Wilke|May 14, 2020|Science News For Students
A Gnat and a Dragonfly, with a great many of their relations, arrived about the same time with the Beetle.The Butterfly's Ball|R.M. Ballantyne
"Yes sir," Dragonfly yelled to him from the rail fence where he was already half-way through.
Poetry and I stopped our game and yelled up to Dragonfly to come on down and "play the winner," which meant either Poetry or me.
Dragonfly was still coming along not more than fifty feet behind us, with little Jim staying back with him.
I had to pass Dragonfly's open window which was still open, on account of there was still some smoke in the room.