pernyi moth

noun per·nyi moth \ˈpərnēˌī-, ˈpernēˌē-\

Definition of pernyi moth

  1. :  a Chinese silkproducing moth (Antheraea pernyi)

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Origin and Etymology of pernyi moth

New Latin pernyi (specific epithet of Antheraea pernyi), after Paul H. Perny †1907 French missionary and Chinese scholar

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to cast off or become cast off

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