Caddis-worm



noun
the aquatic larva of a caddis fly, which constructs a protective case around itself made of silk, sand, stones, etc Also called caseworm, strawworm
Historical Examples

The Life of the Fly J. Henri Fabre
The Life of the Fly J. Henri Fabre
The Life of the Fly J. Henri Fabre
The Life of the Fly J. Henri Fabre
The Life of the Fly J. Henri Fabre
The Life of the Fly J. Henri Fabre
The Life of the Fly J. Henri Fabre
The Life of the Fly J. Henri Fabre
The Life of the Fly J. Henri Fabre
The Life of the Fly J. Henri Fabre

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