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Earwig

Earwig

1. (Science: zoology) Any insect of the genus Forticula and related genera, belonging to the order euplexoptera.

2. (Science: zoology) in America, any small chilopodous myriapod, especially. Of the genus geophilus.

Both insects are so called from the supposition that they creep into the human ear.

3. A whisperer of insinuations; a secret counselor.

Origin: as. Earwicga; eare ear _ wicga beetle, worm: cf. Prov. E. Erri-wiggle.


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Bug? what is it ?

An insect or similar organism, such as a centipede or an earwig

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by suzidoc8
Sat Jun 16, 2012 4:25 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
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Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)

The image on my shirt is Venom from the Spider man Comic. It is a black spider :) Do you know people call Cicadas the name Locust around here? The earwig was so cool! I was looking on that Goldenrod at some wasps and bees and I saw these pinchers sticking out. I thought "What the heck is that?!" ...

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by February Beetle
Thu Jul 19, 2007 12:07 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)
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Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)

i can just see the earwig's butt :lol: :lol: :lol:

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by Bugz
Thu Jul 19, 2007 10:17 am
 
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... Cool Hopper http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/bitemytoilet/earwig.jpg Hungry Earwig http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j238/bitemytoilet/cactusbug.jpg \ Really neat cactus bugs TA-DA More ...

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by February Beetle
Wed Jul 18, 2007 5:39 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)
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