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caddisfly

or caddicefly

[kad-is-flahy] /ˈkæd ɪsˌflaɪ/
noun, plural caddisflies.
1.
any of numerous aquatic insects constituting the order Trichoptera, having two pairs of membranous, often hairy wings and superficially resembling moths.
Compare caddisworm.
Origin of caddisfly
1780-1790
1780-90; see caddisworm, fly2
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