how to pronounce woodlouse


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the above transcription of woodlouse is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

woodlouse is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of woodlouse in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… he's got woodlouse on the side of him …”

meanings of woodlouse


  1. Any of the terrestrial isopod crustaceans of suborder Oniscidea, which have a rigid, segmented exoskeleton, often being capable of rolling into a ball, and feed only on dead plant matter, usually living in damp, dark places, such as under stones or bark.

woodlouse frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word woodlouse occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics woodlouse can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that woodlouse can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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