prominent moth

  1. any moth of the family Notodontidae characterized by tufts of scales on the back edge of the forewing that stand up prominently at rest and give the group its name. It includes the puss moth and buff-tip as well as those with prominent in the name

Words Nearby prominent moth

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

How to use prominent moth in a sentence

  • Another allied caterpillar is that of the Iron prominent moth (fig. 24).

    Butterflies and Moths | William S. Furneaux