a saturniid moth, Hemileuca maia, having delicate, grayish wings with a white band.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of buck moth
An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
Words nearby buck moth
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