from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A suborder of Neuroptera usually having the wings covered with minute hairs. It comprises the caddice flies, and is considered by some to be a distinct order.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A subordinal group of neuropterous insects, the caddisflies: so called because the wings are generally hairy to an extent not found in other Neuroptera.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an order of insects consisting of caddis flies
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