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diving beetle

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noun
  1. any of numerous predaceous water beetles of the family Dytiscidae, having the body adapted for swimming.
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diving beetle

noun
  1. any of the aquatic predatory beetles of the widely distributed family Dytiscidae, characterized by flattened hindlegs adapted for swimming and diving
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