saddled prominent

noun

Definition of saddled prominent

  1. :  a moth (Heterocampa guttivitta) whose larva is a defoliator of hardwood trees in the eastern and midwestern U.S.

Origin and Etymology of saddled prominent

from the hump or prominence on the back of the larva


First Known Use: 1910


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