attacus

noun at·ta·cus \ˈatə̇kəs\

Definition of attacus

  1. 1 plural -es :  an edible insect mentioned in Leviticus 11:22 (Douay Version) —called bald locust in the Authorized and Revised Standard versions

  2. 2 Attacus [New Latin, from Late Latin] :  a widely distributed genus of large chiefly tropical moths (family Saturniidae) that include the Asian Atlas moth

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Origin and Etymology of attacus

Late Latin, from Greek attakos


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