poplar hawk moth

noun

Definition of poplar hawk moth

: a large European sphingid moth (Smerinthus populi) the larva of which feeds on the foliage of poplar

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“Poplar hawk moth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poplar%20hawk%20moth. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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