water strider

noun

Definition of water strider

: any of various long-legged bugs (family Gerridae) that move about on the surface of the water

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First Known Use of water strider

1888

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WATER STRIDER Defined for Kids

water strider

noun water strid·er \ -ˈstrī-dər \

Definition of water strider for Students

: a bug with long legs that skims over the surface of water

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