the carnivorous, dark-brown, aquatic larva of the dobsonfly, often used as fish bait
Origin of hellgrammitefrom uncertain or unknown; perhaps
The large brownish aquatic larva of the dobsonfly, often used as fishing bait. Also called dobson .
Origin of hellgrammiteProbably hell ( from its painful bite ) -grammite of unknown meaning and origin
- Alternative spelling of hellgramite.