from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a red hump: noting a bombycid moth of the genus Notodonta: as, the red-humped prominent, N. concinna. See cut under Notodonta.


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  • Again, late in the summer, when it was time for the yellow-necked caterpillars, the red-humped caterpillars, the tiger caterpillars, and the rest of the hungry crew, to strip the leaves from the orchard, the

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