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puss moth Line breaks: puss moth

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Definition of puss moth in English:

noun

A large furry greyish-white moth with darker markings. The boldly marked caterpillar rears up when threatened, waving whip-like appendages and spitting formic acid.
  • Cerura vinula, family Notodontidae
Example sentences
  • It's actually quite rare to see a Puss Moth during the day.
  • Puss moth caterpillars are teardrop-shaped.

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