- n. Plural form of caterpillar.
“Wasp larvae feeding on paralyzed caterpillars is certainly a disquieting image, to say nothing of malaria feeding on children.”
“Every year my kids and I collect Monarch butterfly eggs and caterpillars from the milkweed in my yard.”
“Still, the siren call of those caterpillars is persistent.”
““Due to their high nutritional value in some regions, flour made from caterpillars is mixed to prepare pulp given to children to counter malnutrition,” said (FAO researcher Paul) Vantomme.”
“Whom do you call caterpillars?" cried Priest Rich, of North Surrey.”
“The butterfly larvae, also known as caterpillars, eat the passion vines and grow up big and strong.”
“The ants are thus tricked into thinking the caterpillars are their own offspring and feed and care for them until they pupate.”
“The caterpillars were a nuisance, but I enjoyed the day very much. ”
“A clerk at Bletchley always called caterpillars _saterpillars_, and in”
“The larger trees had been destroyed, either by fire or caterpillars, which is often the case in the upland woods, and the places where such desolation happens are called poisoned fields.”
The Westover Manuscripts: Containing the History of the Dividing Line Betwixt Virginia and North Carolina; A Journey to the Land of Eden, A. D. 1733; and A Progress to the Mines. Written from 1728 to 1736, and Now First Published
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