emperor moth

noun

Definition of emperor moth

: a moth of the family Saturniidae especially : a large European moth (Saturnia pavonia)

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First Known Use of emperor moth

1742, in the meaning defined above

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“Emperor moth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emperor%20moth. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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