Definition of Hellgrammites

1. Noun. (alternative plural of hellgrammite hellgramites) ¹



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Definition of Hellgrammites

1. hellgrammite [n] - See also: hellgrammite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hellgrammites

hellenizes
hellenizing
hellenophone
heller
helleri
helleries
helleris
hellers
hellery
hellfire
hellfires
hellgramite
hellgramites
hellgrammiate
hellgrammite
hellgrammites (current term)
hellhag
hellhags
hellhole
hellholes
hellhound
hellhounds
hellhouse
hellhouses
hellicat
hellicats
hellicograph
hellier
helliers
helling

Literary usage of Hellgrammites

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1. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"The dobsons are among the largest of insects, and their larvae, known to the fishermen as hellgrammites, are famous as bait for black bass. ..."

2. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"To this group belong the so-called alder flies, fish flies and hellgrammites ; in fact, some of them have many popular names. They have four broad wings, ..."

3. Water Quality Indicators Guide: Surface Waters by Charles R. Terrell (1993)
"... Penny" Leeches( hellgrammites Megaloptera Riffle Beetle Blackfly Aquatic Sowbugs Aquatic r~y Earthworms ^ Tubificid Worms Rat-tailed Maggot Oligochaeta ..."

4. Nature Study and Life by Clifton Fremont Hodge (1902)
"Dragon flies, hellgrammites, bumblebees, and other large winged insects may be spread on their backs in the same way. To mount butterflies with wings closed ..."

5. Economic Entomology for the Farmer and the Fruit Grower, and for Use as a by John Bernhard Smith (1906)
"... being locally known as " hellgrammites." When full-grown they come to the edge of the stream and, under stones or other shelter, change to quiescent ..."

6. The American Entomologist edited by Benjamin Dann Walsh, Charles V Riley, George Vasey (1868)
"... so that one larva suffices to catch several fish ; and they arc called by fishermen sometimes "crawlers" and sometimes " hellgrammites. ..."

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