any of the larvae of several moths of the genus Malacosoma, which feed on the leaves of orchard and shade trees and live colonially in a tentlike silken web.
the North American larva of M. disstria (forest tent caterpillar) which spins a dense net.
the larva of various moths of the family Lasiocampidae, esp Malacosoma americana of North America, which build communal webs in trees
noun 1. a circus performed in tents rather than in an arena.
noun 1. an area set up with tents, especially as to house homeless or displaced persons.
noun 1. a loose-fitting dress that gradually flares outward or grows fuller from the shoulder to the hem and has no waistline. noun 1. a very full tent-shaped dress, having no darts, waistline, etc
adjective 1. covered with or living in a tent or tents. 2. shaped like a tent. noun 1. a portable shelter of skins, canvas, plastic, or the like, supported by one or more poles or a frame and often secured by ropes fastened to pegs in the ground. 2. something that resembles a tent. 3. […]