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 for Nepa
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nepa \Ne"pa\, n. [L. nepa scorpion.] (Zool.)
     A genus of aquatic hemipterous insects. The species feed upon
     other insects and are noted for their voracity; -- called
     also scorpion bug and water scorpion.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: type genus of the Nepidae: typical elongate-oval water
           scorpions [syn: Nepa, genus Nepa]

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