[ suh-tur-nee-id ]
/ səˈtɜr ni ɪd /
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any of several large, brightly colored moths of the family Saturniidae, comprising the giant silkworm moths.
belonging or pertaining to the family Saturniidae.
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British Dictionary definitions for saturniid
/ (sæˈtɜːnɪɪd) /
any moth of the mainly tropical family Saturniidae, typically having large brightly coloured wings: includes the emperor, cecropia, and luna moths
of, relating to, or belonging to the Saturniidae
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