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angle shades

Syllabification: an·gle shades

Definition of angle shades in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
A European moth with wings patterned in muted green, red, and pink.
  • Phlogophora meticulosa, family Noctuidae and other species
Example sentences
  • The small angle shades moth is associated with this fern in the wild.
  • The angle shades is quite a common moth of gardens with very distinctive (as well as beautiful) markings and colouration.

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