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hellgrammite

noun hell·gram·mite \ˈhel-grə-ˌmīt\

Definition of HELLGRAMMITE

:  a carnivorous aquatic North American insect larva that is the young form of a dobsonfly (especially Corydalis cornutus) and is used for fish bait

Origin of HELLGRAMMITE

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1866

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