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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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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