hellgrammite definition by Webster's New World
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☆ or hellgramite
the carnivorous, dark-brown, aquatic larva of the dobsonfly, often used as fish bait
Origin: ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
hellgrammite definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The large brownish aquatic larva of the dobsonfly, often used as fishing bait. Also called dobson, snake doctor.
Origin: Origin unknown.