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shore bug

noun
1.
any of various small, predaceous hemipterous insects of the family Saldidae, some of which are burrowers, commonly occurring along grassy shores of ponds, streams, brackish lakes, and seacoasts.
Origin of shore bug
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism
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