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gypsy moth

noun

: a type of moth whose caterpillar does great damage to trees by eating the leaves

Full Definition of GYPSY MOTH

:  an Old World tussock moth (Lymantria dispar) that was introduced about 1869 into the United States and has a grayish-brown mottled hairy caterpillar which is a destructive defoliator of many trees

First Known Use of GYPSY MOTH

1819

Rhymes with GYPSY MOTH

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