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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Insects
woodlousewood‧louse /ˈwʊdlaʊs/ noun (plural woodlice /-laɪs/) [countable]  HBIa small grey creature like an insect that lives under wood, stones etc
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woodlouseShe brushed a woodlouse from her skirt and then realised that George was staring at something behind her.If he sees a worm or even a woodlouse, everything stops for the rescue.You may find more than one kind of woodlouse, but collect only one sort, about 20.No other kind of woodlouse does this.There are several different kinds of woodlouse.
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