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luna moth

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noun lu·na moth \ˈlü-nə-\

Definition of luna moth

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



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Origin and Etymology of luna moth

New Latin luna (specific epithet of Actias luna), from Latin, moon


First Known Use: 1869

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