Definition of tiger moth in English:

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tiger moth

Pronunciation: /ˈtīɡər ˌmôTH/ Pronunciation: /ˈtīɡər ˌmäTH/


A stout moth that has boldly spotted and streaked wings.
  • Arctia and other genera, family Arctiidae: many species.
Example sentences
  • A tiger moth swooped down and brushed Anna with its dusty wings before gliding off into the distance.
  • Consider the Isabella tiger moth, seen from coast to coast.
  • Others, like the tiger moth, hear the bat and emit a jamming signal in the ultrasonic frequency spectrum.

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Syllabification: ti·ger moth

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