brown-tail moth

noun \ ˈbrau̇n-ˌtāl- \

Definition of brown-tail moth

: a European tussock moth (Euproctis chrysorrhoea) introduced in the U.S. and having larvae which feed on foliage and have hairs irritating to the skin

First Known Use of brown-tail moth

1782


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