- any of several large, brightly colored moths of the family Saturniidae, comprising the giant silkworm moths.
- belonging or pertaining to the family Saturniidae.
Origin of saturniid
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- 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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