Definition of caddis worm in English:

caddis worm

Syllabification: cad·dis worm
Pronunciation: /ˈkadis ˌwərm


  • The soft-bodied, aquatic larva of a caddisfly, often used as fishing bait.
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    • Eurasian dippers usually feed on the larvae of aquatic insects like caddis worms and beetles.
    • Or you may have a lot of red mites or caddis worms in your pond - they love to eat amphibian eggs.
    • We could fish for tiddlers or caddis worms, paddle or swim, make camps or bird watch - the fields were ours.

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