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hair·y

(hār'ē),
1. Of or resembling hair.
See also: hirsutism.
2. Covered with hair.
See also: hirsutism.
Synonym(s): pilar, pilary, pilose

hairy

(hâr′ē)
adj. hair·ier, hair·iest
Covered with hair or hairlike projections: a hairy caterpillar.

hair′i·ness n.
Drug slang noun A regionally popular street term for heroin
Vox populi adjective Hirsute; replete with hair, pellose

hairy

adjective Vox populi Hirsute; replete with hair, pellose

hair·y

(hār'ē)
1. Of or resembling hair.
2. Covered with hair.
See also: hirsutism
Synonym(s): pilar, pilary, pileous, pilose.

hairy

characterized by a covering of hairs.

hairy angels' trumpet
daturametel.
hairy caltrop
kallstroemiahirsutissima.
hairy caterpillars
elongated mucosal erosions occur in mouths of horses grazing pasture infested with hairy caterpillars. See also erosive stomatitis.
hairy cell leukemia
a condition of humans, of which a counterpart is seen in cats. Previous name was reticuloendotheliosis.
hairy gousiektebossie
pachystigmapygmaeum.
hairy millet
see panicumeffusum.
hairy panic grass
see panicumeffusum.
hairy shakers
hairy thornapple
daturametel.
hairy vetch
see viciavillosa.
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He writes: I have found hairy caterpillars spinning webs in among the leaves of my cherry trees.
SUPER hairy caterpillars which cause breathing trouble and nasty rashes are on the march.
Reasons for its decline could include loss of habitat including hedgerows, use of pesticides killing off hairy caterpillars, cold springs and global warming - although no specific studies have yet been undertaken.
Obviously, it's important to avoid handling hairy caterpillars or material with which they have been in contact.