Definitions for water boatman
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of numerous aquatic insects of the family Corixidae, having paddlelike hind legs.
Origin of water boatman:
water boatman, boat bug(noun)
carnivorous aquatic bug having paddle-like hind legs
Any of various aquatic insects of the family Corixidae that have paddle-shaped hind legs used for swimming.
a boat bug
Translations for water boatman
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a water insect with oarlike back legs that propel it through the water.
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