bidsprinkhaan

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from the root of bidden 'to pray' (cognate with to bid and German beten) + sprinkhaan 'grasshopper'

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbɪtsprɪŋk(ɦ)aːn/

Noun[edit]

bidsprinkhaan m (plural bidsprinkhanen, diminutive bidsprinkhaantje n)

  1. (zoology) A praying mantis, any of various predatory insects of the Mantidae family

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