prominent moth

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. promilitary,
  2. prominence,
  3. prominences,
  4. prominent,
  5. prominent heel,
  6. prominently,
  7. promiscuity,
  8. promiscuous,
  9. promise,
  10. promised land

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