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Springtail

Spring´tail`   Pronunciation: ~tāl`
n.1.(Zool.) Any one of numerous species of small apterous insects belonging to the order Thysanura. They have two elastic caudal stylets which can be bent under the abdomen and then suddenly extended like a spring, thus enabling them to leap to a considerable distance. See Collembola, and Podura.
Noun1.springtail - any of numerous minute wingless primitive insects possessing a special abdominal appendage that allows the characteristic nearly perpetual springing pattern; found in soil rich in organic debris or on the surface of snow or water
Synonyms: collembolan
Collembola, collembolan, insect, order Collembola
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Springe
Springer
springer spaniel
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Springhalt
Springhead
Springiness
Springing
springing cow
Springing line of an arch
Springing use
Springle
springless
Springlet
springlike
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Springtide
Springtime
Springy
Sprinkle
sprinkled
Sprinkler
sprinkler system
Sprinklers
sprinkles
Sprinkling
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Sprint race
Sprinter
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Sprite
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