Definition of hooktip in English:

hooktip

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noun

  • A slender moth which has hooked tips to the forewings.
    • Family Drepanidae: Drepana and other genera
    More example sentences
    • Larvae of the common hooktip moth build silk nests that they must then defend against members of their own species.
    • I used to see rose hooktips on my viburnums all the time, but since the hurricane nearly two years ago, I haven't seen a single one.
    • Note the distinctive resting posture, very different from the ‘flatness’ of the other three hooktips.

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