the larva of a predaceous diving beetle, of the genus Dytiscus.
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- water system,
- water table,
- water target,
- water taxi,
- water thrush,
- water torture,
- water tower,
- water trap,
- water treatment,
- water tube boiler
Origin of water tiger
First recorded in 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for water tiger
There she found a fine lodge, and all things ready for her reception, and she became the wife of the water-tiger.
After she had plunged into the lake, she found herself in the hold of a water-tiger, who drew her to the bottom.