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goat moth

noun

  1. a large European moth, Cossus cossus, with pale brownish-grey variably marked wings: family Cossidae


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And in that rude couch he slept as snugly, after a hard days work, as the pupa does of the goat moth, or of the giant sirex.

The caterpillar of the great goat-moth feeds upon the wood of timber trees, notably oak, willow, and poplar.

Lyonet afterwards discovered these nerves in the caterpillar of the goat-moth, and Cuvier in other insects.

Those of the silkworm are a foot long, while those of the larva of the goat-moth are little more than three inches.

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