Definition of cecropia moth
: a large North American saturniid moth (Hyalophora cecropia) that is brown with red, white, and black markings
Origin of cecropia moth
New Latin cecropia, from Latin, feminine of Cecropius Athenian, from Greek Kekropios, from Kekrops Cecrops, legendary king of Athens
First Known Use: 1885
CECROPIA MOTH Defined for Kids
Definition of cecropia moth for Students
: a colorful moth that is the largest moth of North America
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