dobson

Definitions of dobson
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n large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male; aquatic larvae often used as bait

Synonyms:
Corydalus cornutus, dobson fly, dobsonfly
Type of:
neuropteran, neuropteron, neuropterous insect
insect having biting mouthparts and four large membranous wings with netlike veins

n large brown aquatic larva of the dobsonfly; used as fishing bait

Synonyms:
hellgrammiate
Type of:
larva
the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose

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