Share this entry

Share this page

lobster moth

Line breaks: lob|ster moth

Definition of lobster moth in English:

noun

A brown woodland European moth with a caterpillar that has long legs and an upturned tail reminiscent of a lobster.
  • Stauropus fagi, family Notodontidae

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈemyələs
adjective
seeking to emulate or imitate someone or something