1. (small) red dragonflyUsually written using kana alone
2. darter (dragonfly of genus Sympetrum, esp. the autumn darter, Sympetrum frequens)
Wikipedia definition
3. SympetrumSympetrum is a genus of small to medium sized skimmer dragonflies, known as darters in the UK and as meadowhawks in the North America. There are more than 50 species, predominantly living in the temperate zone of the Northern Hemisphere; no Sympetrum are native to Australia. Most North American darters fly in late summer and autumn, breeding in ponds and foraging over meadows.
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赤蜻蛉 【あかとんぼ】


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