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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Larva of a butterfly or moth. Also: A large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts..

Usage examples (33)
  • In nature a repulsive caterpillar turns into a lovely butterfly
  • The love of a bird for a caterpillar is a tenuous and passing attachment next to the bond between man and power.
  • Moves in caterpillar fashion leaving straight deep track in the sand.
  • A caterpillar is a larval stage of butterflies and moths. for more
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