grey sedge

noun

British an angler's name for a greyish caddis fly, Odontocerum albicorne, that frequents running water, in which its larvae make cases from grains of sand

Nearby words

  1. grey owl,
  2. grey panther,
  3. grey plover,
  4. grey power,
  5. grey propaganda,
  6. grey squirrel,
  7. grey vote,
  8. grey warbler,
  9. grey water,
  10. grey whale

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