giant water bug


giant water bug

noun

Definition of GIANT WATER BUG

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

First Known Use of GIANT WATER BUG

1901

giant water bug

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GIANT WATER BUG

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

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