Woolly-bear meaning

The hairy caterpillar of any of various tiger moths, especially that of Pyrrharctia isabella of North America, which has a body that is reddish-brown in the middle and black at the ends.
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(colloquial) A hairy caterpillar.
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Specifically, the larva of a moth of the family Arctiidae.
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(military slang, historical) An explosive shell that gives out dense smoke when it bursts.
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Attributive form of woolly bear, noun.

My snack had a woolly-bear crunch.

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