1. [ noun ] a long needle with an eye large enough for heavy darning or embroidery thread
Synonyms: embroidery_needle
Related terms: sewing_needle
2. [ noun ] (zoology) slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.
Synonyms: devil's_darning_needle sewing_needle snake_feeder snake_doctor mosquito_hawk skeeter_hawk dragonfly
Related terms: odonate