Definition of pine beauty in English:

pine beauty

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noun

  • A brown European moth whose caterpillars feed on pine needles and are a serious pest of plantations.
    • Panolis flammea, family Noctuidae
    More example sentences
    • Feeding of pine beauty moth caterpillars is the most harmful when they feed on young buds.
    • The community composition of Carabid beetles, some species of which are known predators of pine beauty moth, was examined within a Scottish plantation.

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