Definitions

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  • n. An insect in the larval state; a caterpillar; a larva.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An insect in the larval state; a caterpillar; a larva.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An insect in the larval state; a caterpillar.
  • n. [capitalized] [NL.] A small genus of cruciferous plants, of the mountains of Europe and central Asia.
  • n. [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of univalve mollusks.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. annual to perennial herbs of the Mediterranean region

Etymologies

Latin, a caterpillar; also, a sort of colewort. (Wiktionary)

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