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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a lepidopterous insect of the genus Thyridopteryx and allied genera, esp. Thyridopteryx ephemeræformis. The larva makes and carries about a bag or basket-like case of silk and twigs, which it afterwards hangs up to shelter the pupa and wingless adult females.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as bag-worm.

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