water boatman

noun

Definition of water boatman

  1. 1 :  backswimmer

  2. 2 :  any of various oval flattened aquatic bugs (family Corixidae) of fresh or brackish water with fringed hind legs modified into paddles

1815

First Known Use of water boatman

1815


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