imperial moth


Definition of imperial moth

: a large North American saturniid moth (Eacles imperialis) having yellow wings marked with reddish-brown spots and patches

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First Known Use of imperial moth

circa 1904, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of imperial moth was circa 1904

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“Imperial moth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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