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Princeton's WordNet

  1. water bugnoun

    a true bug: large aquatic bug adapted to living in or on the surface of water

  2. German cockroach, Croton bug, crotonbug, water bug, Blattella germanicanoun

    small light-brown cockroach brought to United States from Europe; a common household pest


  1. water bugnoun

    Any member of the infraorder Nepomorpha, the true water bugs.

  2. water bugnoun

    Any of various other true bugs that live around water.

  3. water bugnoun

    The American cockroach, Periplaneta americana.

  4. water bugnoun

    The Oriental cockroach, Blatta orientalis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Water bug

    the Croton bug

  2. Water bug

    any one of numerous species of large, rapacious, aquatic, hemipterous insects belonging to Belostoma, Benacus, Zaitha, and other genera of the family Belostomatidae. Their hind legs are long and fringed, and act like oars. Some of these insects are of great size, being among the largest existing Hemiptera. Many of them come out of the water and fly about at night

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of water bug in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of water bug in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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