Definition of plusia
1 capitalized : a large widely distributed genus (the type of the family Plusiidae) of moths that have a stout body, slender antennae, and the forewings usually with metallic markings
2 plural -s : any moth of Plusia or a closely related genus
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Origin and Etymology of plusia
New Latin, from Greek plousios rich; from the metallic markings on the wings; akin to Greek ploutos wealth
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