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

Word History


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

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“Citheronia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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