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Noun: dobson  dób-sun
  1. Large brown aquatic larva of the dobsonfly; used as fishing bait
    - hellgrammiate
     
  2. Large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male; aquatic larvae often used as bait
    - dobsonfly, dobson fly, Corydalus cornutus

Derived forms: dobsons

Type of: larva, neuropteran, neuropteron, neuropterous insect

Part of: Corydalis, Corydalus, genus Corydalis, genus Corydalus

Encyclopedia: Dobson, New Zealand