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woodlouse

/ˈwʊdˌlaʊs/
noun (pl) -lice (-ˌlaɪs)
1.
any of various small terrestrial isopod crustaceans of the genera Oniscus, Porcellio, etc, which have a flattened segmented body and occur in damp habitats See also pill bug
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Word Origin and History for woodlouse
n.

1610s, from wood (n.) + louse (n.). So called from being found in old wood.

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