Actias

noun

Ac·​ti·​as
ˈak-tē-əs,
ˈak-shē-
: a genus of moths (family Saturniidae) comprising the luna moth and certain Asian relatives

Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Actias was in 1847

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“Actias.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Actias. Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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