Meaning of TENT CATERPILLAR in English

TENT CATERPILLAR

noun Date: 1854 any of several destructive gregarious caterpillars (genus Malacosoma and especially M. americanum of the family Lasiocampidae) that constructionct large silken webs on trees

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