herald moth

noun

a noctuid moth, Scoliopteryx libatrix, having brownish cryptically mottled forewings and plain dull hind wings. The adult hibernates and has a prolonged life

Nearby words

  1. heracliteanism,
  2. heraclitus,
  3. heraclius,
  4. herakleion,
  5. herald,
  6. herald's trick,
  7. heraldic,
  8. heraldry,
  9. heralds' college,
  10. heralds' office

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