water tiger

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noun

the larva of a predaceous diving beetle, of the genus Dytiscus.

Nearby words

  1. water system,
  2. water table,
  3. water target,
  4. water taxi,
  5. water thrush,
  6. water torture,
  7. water tower,
  8. water trap,
  9. water treatment,
  10. water tube boiler

Origin of water tiger

First recorded in 1885–90

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