Definitions for bagwormˈbægˌwɜrm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bag•wormˈbægˌwɜrm(n.)

  1. any moth of the family Psychidae in its caterpillar phase, in which it wraps itself in a bag of silk, leaves, etc.

    Category: Entomology

Origin of bagworm:

1860–65, Amer.

Wiktionary

  1. bagworm(Noun)

    A member of the family Psychidae of the Lepidoptera.

  2. bagworm(Noun)

    eastern tent caterpillar.

  3. bagworm(Noun)

    fall webworm.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bagworm(noun)

    one of several lepidopterous insects which construct, in the larval state, a baglike case which they carry about for protection. One species (Platoeceticus Gloveri) feeds on the orange tree. See Basket worm

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