sow bug

noun
\ ˈsau̇- How to pronounce sow bug (audio) \

Definition of sow bug

: wood louse especially : a wood louse capable of curling itself into a ball

First Known Use of sow bug

1750, in the meaning defined above

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“Sow bug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sow%20bug. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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sow bug

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