Saturnia

noun

Sa·​tur·​nia
səˈtərnēə
: a genus of wild silk moths that is the type of the family Saturniidae

Word History

Etymology

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 18 Apr. 2024.

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