Definition of hornet moth in English:

hornet moth

Line breaks: hor¦net moth

noun

A clearwing moth which resembles a hornet, with larvae that burrow under tree bark.
  • Several species in the family Sesiidae
More example sentences
  • Both this and the rather similar hornet moth are now on the wing.
  • Apparently hornet moths are emerging at the moment but I've not seen any on the few poplars I know of round here.
  • The American hornet moth is mostly blackish blue with some brown, orange, or yellow.

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