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Dictionary Meaning Of Whirligig



Any one of numerous species of beetles belonging to
Gyrinus and allied genera. The body is firm, oval or boatlike in form,
and usually dark colored with a bronzelike luster. These beetles live
mostly on the surface of water, and move about with great celerity in a
gyrating, or circular, manner, but they are also able to dive and swim
rapidly. The larva is aquatic. Called also weaver, whirlwig, and
whirlwig beetle.





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