doodlebug


doo·dle·bug

noun \ˈdü-dəl-ˌbəg\

Definition of DOODLEBUG

1
:  the larva of an ant lion; also :  any of several other insects
2
:  a device (as a divining rod) used in attempting to locate underground gas, water, oil, or ores
3
:  buzz bomb

Origin of DOODLEBUG

probably from doodle fool + bug
First Known Use: circa 1866

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