meaning of boat bug

boat bug meaning in General Dictionary

An aquatic hemipterous pest of genus Notonecta so-called from cycling on its straight back gives it the appearance of slightly vessel Called in addition boat fly ship insect boatman and water boatman

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  • carnivorous aquatic bug having paddle-like hind legs
  • An aquatic hemipterous insect of genus Notonecta; -- sou000du000a known as from swimming on its back, gives it the look of au000du000a little watercraft. Known as additionally boat-fly, watercraft insect, boatman, and wateru000du000a boatman.

boat bug meaning in General Dictionary

An aquatic hemipterous pest of the genus Notonecta; -- so named from swimming on its back, which provides it the appearance of some motorboat. Known as also boat fly, motorboat insect, boatman, and water boatman.