caddis fly

noun

any small mothlike insect of the order Trichoptera, having two pairs of hairy wings and aquatic larvae (caddis worms)

Nearby words

  1. caddicefly,
  2. caddie,
  3. caddie car,
  4. caddie cart,
  5. caddis,
  6. caddis worm,
  7. caddisfly,
  8. caddish,
  9. caddishly,
  10. caddisworm

Word Origin for caddis fly

C17: of unknown origin

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