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Noun: dobsonfly  'dób-sun,flI
  1. Large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male; aquatic larvae often used as bait
    - dobson, dobson fly, Corydalus cornutus

Derived forms: dobsonflies

Type of: neuropteran, neuropteron, neuropterous insect

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

Encyclopedia: Dobsonfly