nounchiefly North American
Another term for woodlouse.
More example sentences
- One nontermite host of Arthromitus that my colleagues and I examined in depth was the common sow bug, Porcellio scaber.
- The children's trays began to fill with mayfly nymphs, aquatic sow bugs, and the larvae of blackflies, caddis flies, and bloodred midges.
- Decomposing organisms consist of bacteria, fungi, and larger organisms such as worms, sow bugs, nematodes, and numerous others.
Definition of sowbug in:
- The US English dictionary