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Origin of stick insect

First recorded in 1850–55
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stick insect

noun
any of various mostly tropical insects of the family Phasmidae that have an elongated cylindrical body and long legs and resemble twigs: order PhasmidaAlso called (US and Canadian): walking stick See also leaf insect
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