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Any of various usually destructive caterpillars that construct webs.
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(Animals) US a moth species best known for its larval stage, when it spins a large web in which to eat or rest
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the larva of any of several moths, which spins a web over the foliage on which it feeds.
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|Noun||1.||webworm - several gregarious moth larvae that spin webs over foliage on which they feed|
caterpillar - a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
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