Water beetle

Definition of Water beetle

Wa´ter bee´tle
1.(Zool.) Any one of numerous species of aquatic beetles belonging to Dytiscus and allied genera of the family Dytiscidæ, and to various genera of the family Hydrophilidæ. These beetles swim with great agility, the fringed hind legs acting together like oars.

Related Words

beetle, Dytiscidae, family Dytiscidae


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