dobson

Definitions of dobson
  1. noun
    large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male; aquatic larvae often used as bait
    synonyms: Corydalus cornutus, dobson fly, dobsonfly
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    type of:
    neuropteran, neuropteron, neuropterous insect
    insect having biting mouthparts and four large membranous wings with netlike veins
  2. noun
    large brown aquatic larva of the dobsonfly; used as fishing bait
    synonyms: hellgrammiate
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    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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