geometrid

noun
geo·​me·​trid | \ jē-ˈä-mə-trəd , ˌjē-ə-ˈme-trəd \

Definition of geometrid

: any of a family (Geometridae) of usually medium-sized moths with large wings and larvae that are loopers

Other Words from geometrid

geometrid adjective

First Known Use of geometrid

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for geometrid

ultimately from Greek geōmetrēs geometer, from geōmetrein

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