doodlebug

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English[edit]

Doodlebug (def. 3), an antlion larva

Etymology[edit]

doodle +‎ bug

Noun[edit]

doodlebug (plural doodlebugs)

  1. (informal, UK) The V-1 flying bomb.
  2. A term of endearment.
  3. (entomology) An antlion larva (Myrmeleontidae).
  4. (historical, "doodlebug tractor") An automobile converted into a cheap tractor for a small farm during the Second World War.

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