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bug-hunter

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bug-hunter

noun

An entomologist; naturalist; lepidopterist;bugologist (1880s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Something in the alacrity the “bug-hunter” displayed angered Smith.

    'Me-Smith' Caroline Lockhart
  • Little white man—what you call him ‘bug-hunter’—at de MacDonald ranch.

    'Me-Smith' Caroline Lockhart
  • At one moment we see him in his prime, a perfect specimen for the 'bug-hunter' who is after the larva of Chœrocampa pampinatrix.

    Eye Spy William Hamilton Gibson

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