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Meaning of "odonate" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ODONATE

odonate  [ˈəʊdəˌneɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ODONATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Odonate is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ODONATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

odonate

Odonata

Odonata is an order of carnivorous insects, encompassing dragonflies and damselflies. The word dragonfly is also sometimes used to refer to all Odonata, but odonate is a more correct English name for the group as a whole. Odonata enthusiasts avoid ambiguity by using the term true dragonfly, or simply Anisopteran, when referring to just the Anisoptera. The term Warriorfly has also been proposed. Some 5,900 species have been described in this order.

Definition of odonate in the English dictionary

The definition of odonate in the dictionary is an insect, such as a dragonfly, that belongs to the zoological group Odonata.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ODONATE


alienate
ˈeɪljəˌneɪt
alternate
ˈɔːltəˌneɪt
arsenate
ˈɑːsəˌneɪt
carbonate
ˈkɑːbəˌneɪt
cyanate
ˈsaɪəˌneɪt
detonate
ˈdɛtəˌneɪt
emanate
ˈɛməˌneɪt
gluconate
ˈɡluːkəˌneɪt
hibernate
ˈhaɪbəˌneɪt
hyphenate
ˈhaɪfəˌneɪt
impersonate
ɪmˈpɜːsəˌneɪt
malonate
ˈmæləˌneɪt
polycarbonate
ˌpɒlɪˈkɑːbəˌneɪt
propionate
ˈprəʊpɪəˌneɪt
resonate
ˈrɛzəˌneɪt
rhodanate
ˈrəʊdəˌneɪt
serenate
ˈserəˌneɪt
sulfonate
ˈsʌlfəˌneɪt
sulphonate
ˈsʌlfəˌneɪt
sultanate
ˈsʌltəˌneɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ODONATE

odometry
odonatist
odonatologist
odonatology
odontalgia
odontalgic
odontalgy
odontic
odontist
odontoblast
odontoblastic
odontocete
odontogenic
odontogeny
odontoglossum
odontograph
odontography
odontoid
odontoid process
odontolite

WORDS THAT END LIKE ODONATE

affectionate
ammonium carbonate
bicarbonate
bisphosphonate
calcium carbonate
compassionate
diaconate
dispassionate
disproportionate
donate
eliminate
extortionate
fractionate
hydrogen carbonate
lithium carbonate
neonate
passionate
potassium carbonate
proportionate
sodium bicarbonate
sodium carbonate

Synonyms and antonyms of odonate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «odonate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ODONATE

Find out the translation of odonate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of odonate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «odonate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

odonate
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

odonate
570 millions of speakers

English

odonate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

odonate
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

odonate
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

odonate
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Translator English - Portuguese

odonate
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

odonate
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Translator English - French

odonates
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak sepatutnya
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Translator English - German

odonate
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

odonate
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Translator English - Korean

odonate
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Odonate
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

odonate
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

odonate
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओडोनेट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

odonate
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

odonati
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

odonate
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

odonate
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

odonate
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

odonate
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Translator English - Afrikaans

odonate
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

odonate
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

odonate
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of odonate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ODONATE»

The term «odonate» is normally little used and occupies the 134.230 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ODONATE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about odonate

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ODONATE»

Discover the use of odonate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to odonate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West
When riparian (waterside) vegetation is removed, odonate faunas shift away from habitat specialists toward the common and widespread species. Rivers themselves are not destroyed, but many factors are involved in their degradation as ...
Dennis Paulson, 2009
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The Evolution of Mating Systems in Insects and Arachnids
ABSTRACT Traditionally, students of odonate reproductive behavior have focussed on how males compete for access to mates and fertilizations. This tendency has yielded considerable information on male reproductive strategies and on the ...
Jae C. Choe, Bernard J. Crespi, 1997
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Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology. The ...
Sarkar, N. K., 1995. taxonomic revision of some cephaline gregarines ( apicomplexa: eugre- garinida) recorded from odonate insects (arthropoda).– acta protozoologica, 34: 71–73. Sarkar a. ? & M. Chakravarty, 1969. Gregarines ( protozoa: ...
Isabelle Desportes, Joseph Schrével, 2013
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Sperm Competition and the Evolution of Animal Mating systems
Since female behavior can directly influence the dynamics of male sperm competition, it is important that future odonate studies give greater consideration to identifying and exploring the significance of female perspectives, particularly those ...
Robert L. Smith, 1984
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Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East
Odonate. Colors. Dragonfly colors are produced in the same way as those of other organisms. Most of the blacks, browns, reds, and yellows are pigments ofvarious types. Most of the blues are structural colors, produced by the microscopic ...
Dennis Paulson, 2011
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Proceedings -academy of Natural Sciences
THE COMPOSITION AND ECOLOGICAL RELATIONS OF THE ODONATE FAUNA OF MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA. by philip p. calvert. Contents. General Conditions determining Odonate Distribution. The Chief Odonatological  ...
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Aquatic Insects: Challenges to Populations : Proceedings of ...
Second, odonate larvae do differ in their 'lifestyle', sensu Sih (1987). A slow lifestyle is characterized by low activity, restricted microhabitat use, low feeding rate and low growth rate, whereas a fast lifestyle implies the opposite. In a suite of six ...
Royal Entomological Society of London. Symposium, Jill Lancaster, Rob A. Briers, 2008
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Assessment of Species Diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
Dates for first and last flight for odonate species in the AME are given in Appendix 1. Habitat Odonate habitats are essentially freshwater larval habitats. There are many types of freshwater wetlands in the AME, and many intergrad extensively.
Donald F. McAlpine, Ian M. Smith, 2010
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Forests and Dragonflies: Fourth WDA International Symposium ...
Threat. levels. to. odonate. assemblages. from. invasive. alien. tree. canopies. Michael. J. Samways. Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology, University of Stellenbosch, P/Bag XI, Matieland 7602, South Africa.
Adolfo Cordero Rivera, 2006
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Damselflies of Texas: A Field Guide
The. Value. of. Odonate. Collections. Insects were probably one of the earliest groups of organisms to be collected and catalogued. There are many reasons for this, including their beauty, availability, and abundance. Odonates have become a ...
John C. Abbott, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ODONATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term odonate is used in the context of the following news items.
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AROUND YOUR TOWN for Friday, July 24, 2015
This presentation also explores the fascinating and beautiful odonate fauna of the Huachucas. Sunday, July 26, at 1:30 p.m. Directions to the ... «Sierra Vista Herald, Jul 15»
2
Aiming for Ames
An odonate is a predatory insect of the order Odonata characterized by a long, slender, often brightly colored body, two pairs of transparent ... «Bluff Country Newspaper Group, Jul 15»
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AROUND YOUR TOWN for Thursday, July 23, 2015
This presentation also explores the fascinating and beautiful odonate fauna of the Huachucas. Sunday, July 26, at 1:30 p.m. Directions to the ... «Sierra Vista Herald, Jul 15»
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AROUND YOUR TOWN for Wednesday, July 22
This presentation also explores the fascinating and beautiful odonate fauna of the Huachucas. Sunday, July 26, at 1:30 p.m. Directions to the ... «Sierra Vista Herald, Jul 15»
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AROUND YOUR TOWN for Saturday, July 18, 2015
This presentation also explores the fascinating and beautiful odonate fauna of the Huachucas. Sunday, July 26, at 1:30 p.m. Directions to the ... «Sierra Vista Herald, Jul 15»
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Summer Wings is coming soon
9:30 a.m.: “Dragons and Damsels in the Desert Southwest: Odonate Diversity and Ecology” with Odonate expert Karen Gaines. • 11:30 a.m.: ... «Albuquerque Journal, Jul 15»
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Dragonflies: Fierce ballerinas of the sky | Byers
There's Jersey Odonate Enthusiasts, or JOE for short, a club for those who enjoy watching dragonflies and damselflies. Learn more about JOE ... «NJ.com, Jun 15»
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Dragonfly watch – find those fast and furious insects
"One of the first products was a comprehensive review paper by steering committee member and [retired Rutgers University] odonate expert Dr. «Phys.Org, Jun 15»
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Dragonfly survey at Aralam
Terming the survey the first ever systematic dragonfly survey in the region, they said 45 odonate enthusiasts from Kerala, Karnataka, and Tamil ... «The Hindu, Jun 15»
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Nagpur researcher adds 35 dragonfly species to state checklist
The Indian odonate fauna is well described in terms of adult taxonomy but their ecology is poorly known. The impact of landscape changes has ... «Times of India, Apr 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Odonate [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/odonate>. Oct 2020 ».
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