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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an order of insects consisting of caddis flies;
[syn: Trichoptera, order Trichoptera]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Phryganeides \Phryg`a*ne"i*des\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Phryganea, the typical genus, fr. Gr. ? a dry stick.] (Zool.) A tribe of neuropterous insects which includes the caddice flies; -- called also Trichoptera. See Trichoptera. [Written also Phryganides.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Trichoptera \Tri*chop"te*ra\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. tri`x, tricho`s, a hair + ? wing.] (Zool.) A suborder of Neuroptera usually having the wings covered with minute hairs. It comprises the caddice flies, and is considered by some to be a distinct order. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Trichoptera n 1: an order of insects consisting of caddis flies [syn: Trichoptera, order Trichoptera]