luna moth


luna moth

noun lu·na moth \ˈlü-nə-\

Definition of LUNA MOTH

:  a large mostly pale green American saturniid moth (Actias luna) with long tails on the hind wings

Illustration of LUNA MOTH

Origin of LUNA MOTH

New Latin luna (specific epithet of Actias luna), from Latin, moon
First Known Use: 1869

Rhymes with LUNA MOTH


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