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giant water bug

noun

Definition of giant water bug

  1. :  any of a family (Belostomatidae and especially genus Lethocerus) of very large predatory aquatic bugs capable of inflicting a painful bite



1901

First Known Use of giant water bug

1901


Medical Dictionary

giant water bug

noun

Medical Definition of giant water bug

  1. :  any of a family (Belostomatidae and especially genus Lethocerus) of very large predatory bug capable of inflicting a painful bite




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