Definitions for backswimmerˈbækˌswɪm ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

back•swim•merˈbækˌswɪm ər(n.)

  1. any of various predatory aquatic bugs, of the family Notonectidae, that swim on their backs.

    Category: Entomology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backswimmer, Notonecta undulata(noun)

    predaceous aquatic insect that swims on its back and may inflict painful bites


  1. backswimmer(Noun)

    Any of various aquatic insects, of the family Notonectidae, that swim on their backs.


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