lobster moth

noun

a large sombre-hued prominent moth, Stauropus fagi, that when at rest resembles dead leaves. The modified thoracic legs of the larva, carried curled over its body, look like a lobster's claw

Nearby words

  1. lobotomize,
  2. lobotomized,
  3. lobotomy,
  4. lobscouse,
  5. lobster,
  6. lobster newburg,
  7. lobster pot,
  8. lobster roll,
  9. lobster shift,
  10. lobster thermidor

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