from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The hairy caterpillar of any of various tiger moths, especially that of Pyrrharctia isabella of North America, which has a body that is reddish-brown in the middle and black at the ends.
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- noun The
larvaof a mothof the familyArctiidae.
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- noun caterpillar of numerous moths characterized by a dense coat of woolly hairs; feed on plants and some are destructive pests
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