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Caterpillar hunter
Caterpillar Cat"er*pil`lar, n. [OE. catyrpel, corrupted fr. OF. chatepelouse, or cate pelue, fr. chate, F. chatte, she-cat, fem. of chat, L. catus + L. pilosus hairy, or F. pelu hairy, fr. L. pilus hair. See Cat, and Pile hair.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) The larval state of a butterfly or any lepidopterous insect; sometimes, but less commonly, the larval state of other insects, as the sawflies, which are also called false caterpillars. The true caterpillars have three pairs of true legs, and several pairs of abdominal fleshy legs (prolegs) armed with hooks. Some are hairy, others naked. They usually feed on leaves, fruit, and succulent vegetables, being often very destructive, Many of them are popularly called worms, as the cutworm, cankerworm, army worm, cotton worm, silkworm. 2. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Scorpiurus, with pods resembling caterpillars. Caterpillar catcher, or Caterpillar eater (Zo["o]l.), a bird belonging to the family of Shrikes, which feeds on caterpillars. The name is also given to several other birds. Caterpillar hunter (Zo["o]l.), any species of beetles of the genus Callosoma and other allied genera of the family Carabid[ae] which feed habitually upon caterpillars.
Emmet hunter
Emmet Em"met, n. [OE. emete, amete, AS. [ae]mete. See Ant.] (Zo["o]l.) An ant. Emmet hunter (Zo["o]l.), the wryneck.
Head-hunter
Head-hunter Head"-hunt`er, n. A member of any tribe or race of savages who have the custom of decapitating human beings and preserving their heads as trophies. The Dyaks of Borneo are the most noted head-hunters.
Hunterian
Hunterian Hun*te"ri*an, a. Discovered or described by John Hunter, an English surgeon; as, the Hunterian chancre. See Chancre.
Hunterian chancre
Chancre Chan"cre, n. [F. chancere. See Cancer.] (Med.) A venereal sore or ulcer; specifically, the initial lesion of true syphilis, whether forming a distinct ulcer or not; -- called also hard chancre, indurated chancre, and Hunterian chancre. Soft chancre. A chancroid. See Chancroid.
Legacy hunter
Legacy Leg"a*cy (l[e^]g"[.a]*s[y^]), n.; pl. Legacies (-s[i^]z). [L. (assumed) legatia, for legatum, from legare to appoint by last will, to bequeath as a legacy, to depute: cf. OF. legat legacy. See Legate.] 1. A gift of property by will, esp. of money or personal property; a bequest. Also Fig.; as, a legacy of dishonor or disease. 2. A business with which one is intrusted by another; a commission; -- obsolete, except in the phrases last legacy, dying legacy, and the like. My legacy and message wherefore I am sent into the world. --Tyndale. He came and told his legacy. --Chapman. Legacy duty, a tax paid to government on legacies. --Wharton. Legacy hunter, one who flatters and courts any one for the sake of a legacy.
Locust hunter
Locust Lo"cust, n. [L. locusta locust, grasshopper. Cf. Lobster.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of long-winged, migratory, orthopterous insects, of the family Acridid[ae], allied to the grasshoppers; esp., (Edipoda, or Pachytylus, migratoria, and Acridium perigrinum, of Southern Europe, Asia, and Africa. In the United States the related species with similar habits are usually called grasshoppers. See Grasshopper. Note: These insects are at times so numerous in Africa and the south of Asia as to devour every green thing; and when they migrate, they fly in an immense cloud. In the United States the harvest flies are improperly called locusts. See Cicada. Locust beetle (Zo["o]l.), a longicorn beetle (Cyllene robini[ae]), which, in the larval state, bores holes in the wood of the locust tree. Its color is brownish black, barred with yellow. Called also locust borer. Locust bird (Zo["o]l.) the rose-colored starling or pastor of India. See Pastor. Locust hunter (Zo["o]l.), an African bird; the beefeater. 2. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Bot.) The locust tree. See Locust Tree (definition, note, and phrases). Locust bean (Bot.), a commercial name for the sweet pod of the carob tree.
Moth hunter
Moth Moth, n.; pl. Moths (m[o^]thz). [OE. mothe, AS. mo[eth][eth]e; akin to D. mot, G. motte, Icel. motti, and prob. to E. mad an earthworm. Cf. Mad, n., Mawk.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any nocturnal lepidopterous insect, or any not included among the butterflies; as, the luna moth; Io moth; hawk moth. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any lepidopterous insect that feeds upon garments, grain, etc.; as, the clothes moth; grain moth; bee moth. See these terms under Clothes, Grain, etc. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of various other insects that destroy woolen and fur goods, etc., esp. the larv[ae] of several species of beetles of the genera Dermestes and Anthrenus. Carpet moths are often the larv[ae] of Anthrenus. See Carpet beetle, under Carpet, Dermestes, Anthrenus. 4. Anything which gradually and silently eats, consumes, or wastes any other thing. Moth blight (Zo["o]l.), any plant louse of the genus Aleurodes, and related genera. They are injurious to various plants. Moth gnat (Zo["o]l.), a dipterous insect of the genus Bychoda, having fringed wings. Moth hunter (Zo["o]l.), the goatsucker. Moth miller (Zo["o]l.), a clothes moth. See Miller, 3, (a) . Moth mullein (Bot.), a common herb of the genus Verbascum (V. Blattaria), having large wheel-shaped yellow or whitish flowers.
Shunter
Shunter Shunt"er, n. (Railroad) A person employed to shunt cars from one track to another.
Still-hunter
Still-hunt Still"-hunt`, n. A hunting for game in a quiet and cautious manner, or under cover; stalking; hence, colloquially, the pursuit of any object quietly and cautiously. -- Still"-hunt`er, n. -- Still"-hunt`ing, n. [U.S.]
Tufthunter
Tufthunter Tuft"hunt`er, n. A hanger-on to noblemen, or persons of quality, especially in English universities; a toady. See 1st Tuft, 3. [Cant, Eng.] --Halliwell.
Vanessa Huntera
Painted Paint"ed, a. 1. Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors. As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean. --Coleridge. 2. (Nat. Hist.) Marked with bright colors; as, the painted turtle; painted bunting. Painted beauty (Zo["o]l.), a handsome American butterfly (Vanessa Huntera), having a variety of bright colors, Painted cup (Bot.), any plant of an American genus of herbs (Castilleia) in which the bracts are usually bright-colored and more showy than the flowers. Castilleia coccinea has brilliantly scarlet bracts, and is common in meadows. Painted finch. See Nonpareil. Painted lady (Zo["o]l.), a bright-colored butterfly. See Thistle butterfly. Painted turtle (Zo["o]l.), a common American freshwater tortoise (Chrysemys picta), having bright red and yellow markings beneath.
Widow-hunter
Widow-hunter Wid"ow-hunt`er, n. One who courts widows, seeking to marry one with a fortune. --Addison.

Meaning of Hunter from wikipedia

- Hunter × Hunter (****anese: ハンター×ハンター, Hepburn: Hantā Hantā, abbreviated: HxH) is a ****anese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi...
- (eg chasing, stalking, lying in wait). The violence must also be at the hunter’s initiative (not self-defence). Hunting wildlife or feral animals is most...
- Hunter × Hunter is an anime television series that aired from 2011 to 2014 based on Yoshihiro Togashi's Hunter × Hunter manga. The story begins with a...
- Hunter × Hunter: The Last Mission (****anese: 劇場版 HUNTER×HUNTER -The LAST MISSION-, Hepburn: Gekijō-ban Hantā Hantā Za Rasuto Misshon) is a 2013 ****anese...
- theHunter is a series of simulation video games developed by Expansive Worlds and published by its parent company, Avalanche Studios. The first game in...
- Hunter × Hunter: Phantom Rouge (****anese: 劇場版 HUNTER×HUNTER 緋色の幻影 (ファントム・ルージュ), Hepburn: Gekijō-ban Hantā Hantā Fantomu Rūju) is the first ****anese animated...
- The Hunter may refer to: The Hunter (Stark novel), a novel by Donald E. Westlake under the pseudonym Richard Stark The Hunter (Leigh novel), a 1999 novel...
- of Hunter × Hunter episodes may refer to: List of Hunter × Hunter (1999) episodes List of Hunter × Hunter (2011) episodes List of Hunter × Hunter OVA...
- The Hunter × Hunter manga series features an extensive cast of characters created by Yoshihiro Togashi. It takes place in a fictional universe where licensed...
- Hunter × Hunter is a ****anese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi. It has been serialized in W****ly Shōnen Jump magazine since March...
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