from The Century Dictionary.
- 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural (Zoöl.) 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.
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- noun an order of insects consisting of caddis flies
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