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caterpillar

noun [C]  /ˈkæt̬·əˌpɪl·ər, ˈkæt̬·ər-/ us  
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 Korean 애벌레…
in Arabic دُّوْدة يَرَقِيّة…
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 Spanish oruga…
in Portuguese lagarta…
in German die Raupe…
in Catalan eruga…
in Japanese イモムシ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毛虫,蠋(蝴蝶或飞蛾的幼虫)…
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