Dictionary

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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: giant water lilyPrevious Word in the Dictionary: giant tortoiseAll Words Near: giant water bug
March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears