Citheronia

noun
Cith·​e·​ro·​nia | \ ˌsithəˈrōnyə \

Definition of Citheronia

: a genus (the type of the family Citheroniidae) including the regal moth and certain other large moths

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History and Etymology for Citheronia

New Latin, from Citheron, Cithaeron, mountain in Boeotia (from Latin, from Greek Kithairōn) + New Latin -ia

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“Citheronia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Citheronia. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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