Definition of woolly bear in English:

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woolly bear

noun

A large hairy caterpillar, especially that of a tiger moth.
Example sentences
  • Ants and insects including silverfish, woolly bears, earwigs and spiders can be tackled with products from hardware shops.
  • Alfalfa butterflies, painted ladies, woolly bears and various other species have been abundant all summer.

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Syllabification: wool·ly bear

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