Lacewing



[leys-wing] /ˈleɪsˌwɪŋ/

noun
1.
any of several insects of the family Chrysopidae, having delicate, lacelike and golden or copper-colored eyes, the larvae of which are predaceous on aphids and other small insects.
/ˈleɪsˌwɪŋ/
noun
1.
any of various neuropterous insects, esp any of the families Chrysopidae (green lacewings) and Hemerobiidae (brown lacewings), having lacy wings and preying on aphids and similar pests

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