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Noun: caterpillar  'ka-tu,pi-lu(r)
  1. A wormlike and often brightly coloured and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
Noun: Caterpillar
  1. (trademark) a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work
    - cat

Derived forms: caterpillars

Type of: larva, tracked vehicle

Part of: Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera

Encyclopedia: Caterpillar