[leys-wing] /ˈleɪsˌwɪŋ/

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.
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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