noun. ['ˈmæntɪs'] predacious long-bodied large-eyed insect of warm regions; rests with forelimbs raised as in prayer.
- genus Mantis
- Mantis religioso
- praying mantid
- dictyopterous insect
Words that Rhyme with Mantis
Example sentences of the word mantis
1. Noun, singular or mass
If you decide to bring a mantis shrimp home, you must keep it in an acrylic tank.