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Today's word is:

damselfly

|ˈdamzəlˌflī|

noun ( pl. damselflies )

  • A slender insect related to the dragonflies, having weak flight and typically resting with the wings folded back along the body.

[Suborder Zygoptera, order Odonata: several families.]