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mantis:

see mantidmantid
or mantis,
name applied to the large, slender, slow-moving, winged insects of the family Mantidae in the order Mantodea. Predatory insects, mantids have strong, elongate, spiny front legs, used for grasping prey.
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mantis

[′man·təs]
(invertebrate zoology)
The common name for insects composing the family Mantidae.

mantis

any carnivorous typically green insect of the family Mantidae, of warm and tropical regions, having a long body and large eyes and resting with the first pair of legs raised as if in prayer: order Dictyoptera

MANTIS

(language)
A structured, full-function procedural 4GL and application development system from Cincom. MANTIS enables the developer to design prototypes, create transaction screens and reports, define logical data views, write structured procedures, and dynamically test, correct, document, secure, and release applications for production in a single, integrated, interactive session.

MANTIS applications can be enhanced with gOOi, the graphical object-oriented interface, which creates graphical Windows representations of existing MANTIS screens.

http://cincom.com/products/mantis/.

MANTIS

A rapid application development language from Cincom Systems, Inc., Cincinnati, OH (www.cincom.com) that runs on Linux, Unix and OpenVMS platforms. It provides procedural and non-procedural languages for developing prototypes and applications and works with Cincom's SUPRA database, DB2 and IMS.
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