AskDefine | Define inchworm

Dictionary Definition

inchworm n : small hairless caterpillar having legs on only its front and rear segments; mostly larvae of moths of the family Geometridae [syn: measuring worm, looper]

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English

Etymology

From inch + worm.

Noun

  1. The larva of a moth of the family Geometridae.

Extensive Definition

Inchworms are the caterpillars of geometer moths.
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