from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See measuring worm.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A measuring worm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The larva of any geometrid moth, as the cankerworm; a geometer; a measuring worm.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In entomology, a looper, measurer, or measuring-worm; the Iarva of any geometrid moth. See measuring-worm, inchworm, looper, loopworm, and especially geometer, 3. See cuts under cankerworm and Cidaria.
From span1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)