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doodlebug

  

      n  
1       another name for the       V-1  
2    a diviner's rod  
3    a U.S. name for an antlion (the larva)  
4      (U.S.)   any of certain insect larvae that resemble the antlion  
     (C20: probably from doodle + bug1)  
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antlion  
      n  
1      (Also called)    antlion fly   any of various neuropterous insects of the family Myrmeleontidae, which typically resemble dragonflies and are most common in tropical regions  
2      (Also called (U.S.))    doodlebug          the larva of this insect, which has very large jaws and buries itself in the sand to await its prey  


doodlebug         
      n  
1       another name for the       V-1  
2    a diviner's rod  
3    a U.S. name for an antlion (the larva)  
4      (U.S.)   any of certain insect larvae that resemble the antlion  
     (C20: probably from doodle + bug1)  

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V-1  
      n   a robot bomb invented by the Germans in World War II: used esp. to bombard London. It was propelled by a pulsejet,   (Also called)    doodlebug, buzz bomb, flying bomb         
     (from German Vergeltungswaffe revenge weapon)  


doodlebug         
      n  
1       another name for the       V-1  
2    a diviner's rod  
3    a U.S. name for an antlion (the larva)  
4      (U.S.)   any of certain insect larvae that resemble the antlion  
     (C20: probably from doodle + bug1)  

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doodle, doodler, dole, doo

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