(also caddis fly)
Definition of caddis in English:
A small moth-like insect with an aquatic larva that typically builds a protective portable case of sticks, stones, and other particles.
- Order Trichoptera: several families
- Every day the sun sets behind blurred clouds of stonefly, caddis, midge or mayfly dancing against the horizon.
- The key to the transformation is that the oxygen has increased the number of invertebrate the fish feed on from about five to 30 including freshwater shrimp, water louse and a caddis which only thrives in pristine waters.
- It included specimens of fourteen insect orders, with major holdings of New Zealand moths, butterflies, beetles, stoners, caddis and bugs.
Mid 17th century: of unknown origin.
Words that rhyme with caddisGladys
Definition of caddis in:
- US English dictionary
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