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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Either of two stinging caterpillars of the lepidopterous family Limacodidæ, which feed on the tea-plant in East India. The larva of Thosia divergens is known as the Assam brown-and-green-striped nettle-grub, and the larva of Parasa lepida is known as the blue-striped nettle-grub.

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