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caddis worm Line breaks: cad¦dis worm

Definition of caddis worm in English:


The soft-bodied aquatic larva of a caddis fly, used as fishing bait.
Example sentences
  • 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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Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
(especially as a direction) very loud or loudly