geometrid


geo·me·trid

noun \jē-ˈä-mə-trəd, ˌjē-ə-ˈme-trəd\

Definition of GEOMETRID

:  any of a family (Geometridae) of usually medium-sized moths with large wings and larvae that are loopers
geometrid adjective

Origin of GEOMETRID

ultimately from Greek geōmetrēs geometer, from geōmetrein
First Known Use: 1876

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