noun Alyp·ia \əˈlipēə\

Definition of Alypia

  1. :  a genus of diurnal moths having black wings with brilliant white spots and including the eight-spotted forester

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Origin and Etymology of alypia

New Latin, perhaps from Greek, freedom from pain or grief, from alypos + -ia

First Known Use: 1839

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to criticize severely

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