velleda moth

noun vel·le·da moth \ ˈvelədə- \

Definition of velleda moth

: a lappet moth (Tolype velleda) having the body chiefly white and wings dusky gray with white markings and having a larva that feeds on the apple, poplar, and other trees

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Origin and Etymology of velleda moth

New Latin velleda, from Veleda, Velleda, legendary German prophetess of the 1st century a.d. from Latin


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