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2 definitions found
 for Pill bug
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pill \Pill\, n. [F. pilute, L. pilula a pill, little ball, dim.
     of L. pila a ball. Cf. Piles.]
     1. A medicine in the form of a little ball, or small round
        mass, to be swallowed whole.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Figuratively, something offensive or nauseous which must
        be accepted or endured. --Udall.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Pill beetle (Zool.), any small beetle of the genus
        Byrrhus, having a rounded body, with the head concealed
        beneath the thorax.
  
     Pill bug (Zool.), any terrestrial isopod of the genus
        Armadillo, having the habit of rolling itself into a
        ball when disturbed. Called also pill wood louse.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pill bug
      n 1: small terrestrial isopod with a convex segmented body that
           can roll up into a ball

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