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forest tent caterpillar

noun

Definition of forest tent caterpillar

  1. :  a moth (Malacosoma disstria of the family Lasiocampidae) whose orange-marked larva is a tent caterpillar and a serious defoliator of deciduous trees



1854

First Known Use of forest tent caterpillar

1854


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to dishevel or rumple

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