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leaf insect

noun
1.
any of several orthopterous insects of the family Phillidae, of southern Asia and the East Indies, having a body that resembles a leaf in color and form.
Also called walking leaf.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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leaf insect

noun
1.
any of various mostly tropical Asian insects of the genus Phyllium and related genera, having a flattened leaflike body: order Phasmida See also stick insect
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