Synonyms

1. leaf-cutter

noun. bee that cuts rounded pieces from leaves and flowers to line its nest.

Synonyms

  • leaf-cutter bee
  • genus Megachile
  • leaf-cutting bee
  • Megachile

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2. leaf-miner

noun. any of various small moths or dipterous flies whose larvae burrow into and feed on leaf tissue especially of the family Gracilariidae.

Synonyms

  • insect

3. insect

noun. ['ˈɪnˌsɛkt'] small air-breathing arthropod.

Synonyms

  • ala
  • sucking louse
  • trichopteran
  • pollinator
  • bird louse
  • hymenopteran
  • plecopteran
  • leaf-miner
  • leaf miner
  • neuropterous insect
  • telsontail
  • flea
  • beetle
  • thysanopteron
  • dipterous insect
  • social insect
  • thysanuron
  • arthropod
  • earwig
  • hemipterous insect
  • homopterous insect
  • imago
  • dictyopterous insect
  • trichopteron
  • proturan
  • ephemerid
  • psocopterous insect
  • orthopterous insect
  • air sac
  • thorax
  • bug
  • phylum Arthropoda
  • dipteran
  • neuropteron
  • ephemeron
  • termite
  • stonefly
  • dipteron
  • hemipteron
  • lepidopterous insect
  • lepidopteron
  • lepidopteran
  • metabola
  • gallfly
  • phasmid insect
  • clypeus
  • cloud
  • thysanuran insect
  • heteropterous insect
  • neuropteran
  • queen
  • louse
  • wing
  • worker
  • springtail
  • trichopterous insect
  • Arthropoda
  • two-winged insects
  • mecopteran
  • hymenopteron
  • ephemeropteran
  • hymenopterous insect
  • homopteran
  • orthopteron
  • holometabola
  • thysanopterous insect
  • odonate
  • ephemeral
  • orthopteran
  • defoliator
  • phasmid
  • mentum
  • hemipteran
  • stone fly
  • biting louse
  • collembolan
  • web spinner
  • swarm
  • pupa
  • hymenopter
  • thysanopter

Antonyms

  • intrusive
  • show
  • clear up
  • brighten

Etymology

  • insectum (Latin)
  • insecare (Latin)

4. insect

noun. ['ˈɪnˌsɛkt'] a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect.

Synonyms

  • dirt ball
  • unpleasant person
  • disagreeable person
  • louse

Antonyms

  • male monarch
  • male aristocrat
  • king
  • employer

Etymology

  • insectum (Latin)
  • insecare (Latin)

5. leaf

noun. ['ˈliːf'] the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants.

Synonyms

  • scale
  • lobe
  • fig leaf
  • rosette
  • serrate leaf
  • floral leaf
  • scale leaf
  • venation
  • verdure
  • parted leaf
  • leafage
  • foliage
  • compound leaf
  • leaf blade
  • cataphyll
  • entire leaf
  • simple leaf
  • crenate leaf
  • frond
  • leaflet
  • sporophyl
  • pitcher
  • greenery
  • parallel-veined leaf
  • blade
  • prickly-edged leaf
  • runcinate leaf
  • dandelion green
  • amplexicaul leaf
  • emarginate leaf
  • sporophyll
  • plant organ
  • lobed leaf
  • dentate leaf
  • leaf shape
  • erose leaf
  • pad
  • parenchyma

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • disengage
  • switch off
  • respectful

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. leaf

noun. ['ˈliːf'] a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book).

Synonyms

  • interleaf
  • written language
  • page
  • piece of paper
  • sheet
  • folio
  • black and white
  • flyleaf
  • sheet of paper

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • uncover
  • color
  • unfold

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. leaf

verb. ['ˈliːf'] produce leaves, of plants.

Synonyms

  • produce
  • grow
  • get
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • pull
  • differentiate
  • dedifferentiate

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. leaf

verb. ['ˈliːf'] look through a book or other written material.

Synonyms

  • riffle
  • thumb
  • flip
  • flick
  • riff

Antonyms

  • shorten
  • lose
  • lend
  • refuse

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. leaf

noun. ['ˈliːf'] hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door).

Synonyms

  • section
  • segment
  • dinner table

Antonyms

  • ride
  • empty
  • verso
  • recto

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. leaf

verb. ['ˈliːf'] turn over pages.

Synonyms

  • turn over

Antonyms

  • disappear
  • decrease

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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