witch moth

[ wich-mawth, moth ]

  1. any of several large moths of the family Erebidae, superfamily Noctuoidea, especially the blackish, bat-shaped Ascalapha odora(black witch ) of Central and North America.

Origin of witch moth

First recorded in 1905–10

Words Nearby witch moth

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