from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of numerous small predatory insects of the family Saldidae, found along the shores of streams and other bodies of water where they sometimes dig burrows.

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  • n. A insect if any of numerous small predatory, often burrowing, species of the family Saldidae, found near bodies of water.


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