Share this entry

Share this page

Mother Shipton

Line breaks: Mother Ship|ton

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of Mother Shipton in English:

noun

A day-flying European moth with a marking on the wing that is said to resemble the crone-like profile of a legendary English seer.
  • Callistega mi, family Noctuidae

Definition of Mother Shipton in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day orthoepy
Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words