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Main Entry: manĚtis
Pronunciation: primarystressmant-schwas
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural manĚtisĚes also manĚtes /primarystressman-secondarystresstemacronz/
: any of various large usually green insects related to the grasshoppers and cockroaches that feed upon other insects and hold their prey in the stout spiny first pair of legs

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