hydrofuge

adjective
hy·​dro·​fuge

Definition of hydrofuge

: shedding water used of the pubescent coating of many aquatic insects

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History and Etymology for hydrofuge

International Scientific Vocabulary hydr- + -fuge; probably originally formed in French

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“Hydrofuge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrofuge. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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