Definition of Caddis fly

1. Noun. Small moth-like insect having two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae.




Definition of Caddis fly

1. Noun. any insect, of the order ''Trichoptera'', having two pairs of hairy wings; they are found near lakes and streams ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caddis Fly

cadaverines
cadaverous
cadaverously
cadaverousness
cadavers
caddice
caddice-fly
caddice fly
caddices
caddie
caddied
caddies
caddis
caddis-fly
caddis flies
caddis fly (current term)
caddised
caddises
caddisflies
caddisfly
caddish
caddishly
caddishness
caddishnesses
caddisworm
caddisworms
caddow
caddows
caddr
caddy

Literary usage of Caddis fly

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1. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"... each of which is continuous with a fibre of the optic nerve. Marine Caddis-fly.*—Mr. RM'Lachlan describes and figures the larva of a caddis-fly ..."

2. The Canadian Record of Science by Natural History Society of Montreal (1896)
"The present specimen, of which a figure is here given, enlarged six diameters, is a caddis-fly, one of the Neuroptera. It was found by Dr. Henry M. Ami, ..."

3. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents, Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"See if you can discover how the pupa changes into a caddis-fly. 12. How does the caddis-fly fold its wings? What is the general shape of the insect when ..."

4. Acta Soc. Pro Fauna Et Flora Fennica by Societas pro Fauna et Flora Fennica (1906)
"A marine caddis-fly in New South Wales. Ent. Month. Mag. V. 24., p. ... The marine caddis fly of New Zealand. Ent. Month. Mag. (2). V. 2 , p. 24 (1891). ..."

5. The Saturday Magazine by Adam Matthew Publications (1841)
"The character of the tribe of insects to which the different species of caddis-fly belong, are as follows:— the mouth nearly obsolete, 'the mandibles being ..."

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