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toad bug

noun
1.
any of several small broad aquatic insect-eating hemipterous insects of the family Gelastocoridae, having toadlike characteristics.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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any of some 100 species of insects in the true bug order, Heteroptera, that resemble tiny frogs. They have short, broad bodies and protruding eyes and capture their prey by leaping upon it. Adults in this family are wingless

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