woubit

noun
wou·​bit | \ ˈwüˌbit \
plural -s

Definition of woubit

dialectal, British
: a hairy caterpillar especially : woolly bear

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History and Etymology for woubit

Middle English wolbode, from woll wool + -bode (perhaps akin to Old English budda beetle)

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“Woubit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woubit. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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