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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Tent caterpillar(0.00974 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: tent caterpillar
n : the larvae of moths that build communal silken webs in
orchard and shade trees
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Tent caterpillar
Tent \Tent\, n. [OE. tente, F. tente, LL. tenta, fr. L. tendere,
tentum, to stretch. See Tend to move, and cf. Tent a roll
1. A pavilion or portable lodge consisting of skins, canvas,
or some strong cloth, stretched and sustained by poles, --
used for sheltering persons from the weather, especially
soldiers in camp.
Within his tent, large as is a barn. --Chaucer.
2. (Her.) The representation of a tent used as a bearing.
Tent bed, a high-post bedstead curtained with a tentlike
Tent caterpillar (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
gregarious caterpillars which construct on trees large
silken webs into which they retreat when at rest. Some of
the species are very destructive to fruit trees. The most
common American species is the larva of a bombycid moth
(Clisiocampa Americana). Called also lackery caterpillar
, and webworm.