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- n. Any of various predatory insects of the family Gerridae that skim about on the surface of ponds, slow streams, marshes, and other quiet waters.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any one of the aquatic bugs of the family Hydrobatidæ. See skater, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. long-legged bug that skims about on the surface of water
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