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caterpillar

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caterpillar

noun, cat·er·pil·lar often attributive \ˈka-tə(r)-ˌpi-lər\

: a small creature that is like a worm with many legs and that changes to become a butterfly or moth

Full Definition of CATERPILLAR

:  the elongated wormlike larva of a butterfly or moth; also :  any of various similar larvae

Origin of CATERPILLAR

Middle English catyrpel, from Anglo-French *catepelose, literally, hairy cat
First Known Use: 15th century

Caterpillar

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Definition of CATERPILLAR

—used for a tractor made for use on rough or soft ground and moved on two endless metal belts

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