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water boatman definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: carnivorous aquatic bug having paddle-like hind legs [syn: water boatman, boat bug]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1815 1. backswimmer 2. any of various oval flattened aquatic bugs (family Corixidae) of fresh or brackish water with fringed hind legs modified into paddles

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Water boatman Wa"ter boat`man (Zo["o]l.) A boat bug.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Boat bug Boat" bug` (Zo["o]l.) An aquatic hemipterous insect of the genus Notonecta; -- so called from swimming on its back, which gives it the appearance of a little boat. Called also boat fly, boat insect, boatman, and water boatman.


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