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caddisworm

cad·dis·worm (cad·dice·worm)

caddisworm (caddiceworm)

 
pronunciation:
kae dihs wuhrm
part of speech: noun
definition: the wormlike larva of a caddisfly that lives in fresh water in an elongated case made of sand, plant debris, and the silk secreted by the larva after hatching.