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kemushi
noun

English Meaning(s) for 毛虫

noun
  1. hairy caterpillar; woolly bear
  2. pest; nudnik (nudnick)

Definition and Synonyms for 毛虫

Caterpillar a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
Synonyms: 毛虫, 芋虫, 青虫
Woolly Bear caterpillar of numerous moths characterized by a dense coat of woolly hairs
Synonyms: 毛虫
Nudnick someone who is a boring pest
Synonyms: 毛虫
Woolly Bear feed on plants and some are destructive pests
Synonyms: 毛虫

Meanings for each kanji in 毛虫

fur; hair; feather; down Kanji Details »
insect; bug; temper Kanji Details »

Categories 毛虫 is a member of

Caterpillar a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
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Larva the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose
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Pesterer a persistently annoying person
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Dullard a person who evokes boredom
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Sample Sentences for 毛虫

The caterpillar turned into a butterfly.
A butterfly is a mature caterpillar.
My mother disliked caterpillars, not to mention snakes.

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