caddisfly(redirected from caddicefly)
cad·dis·flyalso caddis fly (kăd′ĭs-flī′)
Any of numerous insects of the order Trichoptera, having long antennae and four wings covered with short hairs, and usually found near lakes and streams. Also called trichopteran.
(Animals) any small mothlike insect of the order Trichoptera, having two pairs of hairy wings and aquatic larvae (caddisworms)
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or cad•dice•fly(ˈkæd ɪsˌflaɪ)
n., pl. -flies.
any of numerous aquatic insects constituting the order Trichoptera, having two pairs of membranous, often hairy wings and superficially resembling moths.