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caddis fly

noun

Definition of caddis fly

  1. :  any of an order (Trichoptera) of insects with four membranous usually hairy wings, vestigial mouthparts, slender many-jointed antennae, and aquatic larvae — compare caddisworm



1787

First Known Use of caddis fly

1787


CADDIS FLY Defined for Kids

caddis fly

noun cad·dis fly \ˈka-dəs-\

Definition of caddis fly for Students

  1. :  an insect that has four wings and a larva which lives in water in a silk case covered especially with bits of wood, gravel, sand, or plant matter




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