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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.
[Perhaps from obsolete cad (influenced by caddis), variant of cod (from the tube in which the larva lives).]
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1. (Animals) any small mothlike insect of the order Trichoptera, having two pairs of hairy wings and aquatic larvae (caddis worms)
[C17: of unknown origin]
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caddis fly[ˈkædɪsflaɪ] N → frígano m
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n → Köcherfliege f, → Frühlingsfliege f
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