luna moth

noun
lu·​na moth | \ˈlü-nə- \

Definition of luna moth 

: a large mostly pale green American saturniid moth (Actias luna) with long tails on the hind wings

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First Known Use of luna moth

1869, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for luna moth

New Latin luna (specific epithet of Actias luna), from Latin, moon

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