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pill·bugor pill bug (pĭl′bŭg′)
1. See woodlouse.
2. Any of various woodlice of the family Armadillidiidae, having the ability to roll into a tight ball. Also called doodlebug, roly-poly.
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(Animals) any of various woodlice of the genera Armadillidium and Oniscus, capable of rolling up into a ball when disturbed
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any of various small terrestrial isopods, esp. of the genera Armadillidium and Oniscus, that can roll themselves up into a spherical shape.
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|Noun||1.||pill bug - small terrestrial isopod with a convex segmented body that can roll up into a ball|
slater, woodlouse - any of various small terrestrial isopods having a flat elliptical segmented body; found in damp habitats
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