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Noun: mantispid  man'tis-pid
  1. Insect that resembles a mantis; larvae are parasites in the nests of spiders and wasps

Derived forms: mantispids

Type of: neuropteran, neuropteron, neuropterous insect

Part of: family Mantispidae, Mantispidae

Encyclopedia: Mantispid