Definitions for caddiswormˈkæd ɪsˌwɜrm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cad•dis•wormˈkæd ɪsˌwɜrm(n.)

  1. the aquatic larva of a caddisfly, having an armored head and a pair of abdominal hooks, and typically living in a case built from sand or plant debris.

    Category: Entomology

Origin of caddisworm:

1615–25; caddis (perh. pl., taken as sing., of caddy, dim. of cad larva, ghost) +worm

Princeton's WordNet

  1. caddisworm, strawworm(noun)

    larva of the caddis fly; constructs a case of silk covered with sand or plant debris


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