Saturnia

noun
Sa·​tur·​nia | \ səˈtərnēə \

Definition of Saturnia

: a genus of wild silk moths that is the type of the family Saturniidae

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History and Etymology for Saturnia

New Latin, from Latin, daughter of the Roman god Saturn (epithet of the goddess Juno), from feminine of saturnius of Saturn, from Saturnus Saturn

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“Saturnia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Saturnia. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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