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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wa′ter boat`man(n.)

  1. any of numerous aquatic insects of the family Corixidae, having paddlelike hind legs.

    Category: Entomology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. water boatman, boat bug(noun)

    carnivorous aquatic bug having paddle-like hind legs


  1. water boatman(Noun)

    Any of various aquatic insects of the family Corixidae that have paddle-shaped hind legs used for swimming.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Water boatman

    a boat bug

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

water boatman

a water insect with oarlike back legs that propel it through the water.

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