woolly bear

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Origin of woolly bear

First recorded in 1835–45
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Related Words for woolly bear

canker, butterfly, moth, tractor, larva

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British Dictionary definitions for woolly bear

woolly bear

  1. the caterpillar of any of various tiger moths, esp Arctia caja of Europe and Isia isabella of North America, having a dense covering of soft hairs
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