Definition of tent caterpillar
: any of several social caterpillars (genus Malacosoma and especially M. americanum of the family Lasiocampidae) that form large silken webs on trees and may cause serious defoliation
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TENT CATERPILLAR Defined for Kids
Definition of tent caterpillar for Students
: a caterpillar that lives in groups which spin a large silken web resembling a tent
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