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hook-tip

noun
  1. any of several moths of the genus Daepana, characterized by the hooked point on each forewing
  2. beautiful hook-tip a similar but unrelated species, Laspeyria flexula
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Historical Examples of hook-tip

  • The hook-tip moths represent this family in the British fauna.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 4

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