1. [ noun ] (zoology) large brown aquatic larva of the dobsonfly; used as fishing bait
Synonyms: hellgrammiate
Related terms: larva Corydalus
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1305
3. [ noun ] (zoology) large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male; aquatic larvae often used as bait
Synonyms: dobson_fly Corydalus_cornutus dobsonfly
Related terms: neuropteron Corydalus
Similar spelling:   Dopson