cynthia moth

noun

Definition of cynthia moth

: a large Chinese silkworm moth (Samia cynthia) with a larva that feeds especially on the tree of heaven and has been introduced in other regions for silk production — compare ailanthus silkworm

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“Cynthia moth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cynthia%20moth. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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