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caterpillar

noun [C] uk   /ˈkæt.ə.pɪl.ər/ us    /ˈkæt̬.ɚ.pɪl.ɚ/
a small, long animal with many legs that feeds on the leaves of plants, and develops into a butterfly or moth
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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