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Synonyms for caterpillar
ˈkæt əˌpɪl ər, ˈkæt ər-cater·pil·lar

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  1. caterpillarnoun

    a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth

    Synonyms:
    cat

  2. Caterpillar, catnoun

    a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work

    Synonyms:
    computed tomography, computed axial tomography, cat-o'-nine-tails, qat, computerized axial tomography, big cat, cat, guy, hombre, khat, computerized tomography, bozo, true cat, quat, kat

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  1. List of paraphrases for "caterpillar":

    chenille, larva, larvae, moth

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How to use caterpillar in a sentence?

  1. Eric Carle:

    I remember that as a child, I always felt I would never grow up and be big and articulate and intelligent, `Caterpillar’ is a book of hope: you, too, can grow up and grow wings.

  2. Greg McKenna:

    If you recall what happened when the CFO of Caterpillar said last earnings season that Q1 was likely to be the high water mark. All we need is somebody with serious exposure to the global economy to do something similar and we're talking about the downside again for stocks, not the upside.

  3. James Delgado:

    It really looked like a big fuzzy caterpillar stretched out on the bottom.

  4. Proverb:

    Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.

  5. Mark Luschini:

    Companies such as Caterpillar are a litmus test for the global economy especially at a time when the market is concerned about China's economy.


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