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water skipper

n. water skipper

Definition of water skipper in English

Carnivorous aquatic insect that has two pairs of long legs, whose body is covered in hydrophobic hairs that allow it to move with agility on the surface of the water.

Synonyms of water skipper in English

pond skater, water strider, water skeeter, water bug, Jesus bug

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Insects II

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