hummingbird moth


noun


Nearby words

  1. hummel,
  2. hummer,
  3. humming,
  4. humming top,
  5. hummingbird,
  6. hummingly,
  7. hummock,
  8. hummus,
  9. humongous,
  10. humor

Origin of hummingbird moth

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50

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British Dictionary definitions for hummingbird moth

hummingbird moth

noun

US another name for the hawk moth
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