Definition of Water beetle

1. Noun. Any of numerous aquatic beetles usually having a smooth oval body and flattened hind legs for swimming.

Generic synonyms: Beetle
Group relationships: Dytiscidae, Family Dytiscidae



Definition of Water beetle

1. Noun. Any of various freshwater aquatic beetles that have a smooth oval body and flattened hind legs adapted for swimming, and that carry an air bubble underneath their abdomens. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Water beetle

1. Any one of numerous species of aquatic beetles belonging to Dytiscus and allied genera of the family Dytiscidae, and to various genera of the family Hydrophilidae. These beetles swim with great agility, the fringed hind legs acting together like oars. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Water Beetle

water avens
water back
water bailiff
water bailiffs
water balloon
water balloons
water barometer
water bath
water baths
water battery
water bear
water bears
water bed
water beds
water beech
water beetle (current term)
water beetles
water birch
water bird
water birth
water births
water biscuit
water biscuits
water bitternut
water blackbird
water blister
water boatman
water boatmen
water boiler
water bomb

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