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Definition of woodlouse noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

woodlouse

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈwʊdlaʊs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwʊdlaʊs//
 
(pl. woodlice
BrE BrE//ˈwʊdlaɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwʊdlaɪs//
 
)
Invertebrates
 
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a small grey creature like an insect, with a hard shell, that lives in decaying wood or damp soil See related entries: Invertebrates