caterpillar Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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caterpillarnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkæt̬·əˌpɪl·ər, ˈkæt̬·ər-/
a small animal with a narrow body and many legs, and which feeds on the leaves of plants and later develops into a butterfly or moth (= flying insect)
Translations of “caterpillar”
in Arabic دُّوْدة يَرَقِيّة…
in Korean 애벌레…
in Malaysian ulat bulu…
in French chenille…
in Turkish tırtıl…
in Italian bruco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毛蟲,蠋(蝴蝶或飛蛾的幼蟲)…
in Russian гусеница…
in Polish gąsienica…
in Vietnamese sâu bướm…
in Spanish oruga…
in Portuguese lagarta…
in Thai หนอนผีเสื้อ…
in German die Raupe…
in Catalan eruga…
in Japanese イモムシ…
in Indonesian ulat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毛虫,蠋(蝴蝶或飞蛾的幼虫)…
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