gipsy moth


a European moth, Lymantria dispar, introduced into North America, where it is a serious pest of shade trees: family Lymantriidae (or Liparidae)See also tussock moth

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  • The gipsy-moth (Hypogymna dispar), rare in most parts of Britain, is one of these.

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