sprawler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sprawl +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

sprawler (plural sprawlers)

  1. Someone or something which sprawls; agent noun of sprawl
    • 1983, W. Patrick McCafferty, Aquatic Entomology: The Fishermen's and Ecologists' Illustrated Guide to Insects and Their Relatives:
      Benthic insects that crawl about on various surfaces of such substrates as rocks, fine sediments, woody debris, or leaf packs can be termed sprawlers.