Translation of water boatman in Spanish:

water boatman

barquero, n.


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    barquero masculine
    • Water spiders skimmed, water boatmen rowed to the depths, newts basked in sunny shallows, small snails clung to leaves, ribbon-like larvae wriggled, tadpoles twitched and bloated leeches deterred paddling.
    • A pond is a little world in itself, he says, home to a dizzying array of creatures from frogs and newts to water boatmen, diving beetles, dragonflies and damselfies.
    • Students in Mrs. Morse's class selected such study topics as salamanders, water moccasins, crayfish, frogs, water striders, water boatmen, ducks, the pond bottom, and algae/plankton.
    • This is not just about angling, but also about our river and lake environments that support a huge diversity of wildlife from water boatmen to kingfishers.
    • The boat, full of four big heavy men, seemed not to touch the water but to rest on the surface film like a water boatman.