Definition of tiger moth in English:

tiger moth

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  • A stout moth which has boldly spotted and streaked wings and a hairy caterpillar (woolly bear).
    • Arctia and other genera, family Arctiidae: many species. See garden tiger
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    • 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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