Alypia

noun
Alyp·​ia | \ əˈlipēə \

Definition of Alypia

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

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First Known Use of Alypia

1839, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alypia

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

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“Alypia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alypia. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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