Definition of Apantesis
: a genus of tiger moths frequently having the forewings velvety black with branching light colored stripes and the hind wings red, pink, or yellow with black spots
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Origin and Etymology of apantesis
New Latin, perhaps from Greek apantēsis encounter, from apantan to meet, from apo- + antan to meet face-to-face, from anta face-to-face; akin to Greek anti against
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