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snake doctor

noun
1.
South Midland and Southern U.S. a dragonfly.
2.
a hellgrammite.
Origin of snake doctor
1790-1800
1790-1800
Regional variation note
1. See dragonfly.
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  • Down South the colored people believe the dragon fly brings dead snakes to life, and they call it snake doctor.

    The Insect Folk Margaret Warner Morley

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