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roly-poly

n. roly-poly

Definition of roly-poly in English

Terrestrial crustacean of small size that has a segmented body and seven pairs of legs, which rolls into a spherical form as a defense mechanism and lives in humid areas.

Synonyms of roly-poly in English

pill bug, doodle bug, woodlouse, pill woodlouse, roly poly, potato bug, pill-bug, sow bug

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