pernyi moth

Pernyi moth

Per"ny*i moth"\ (Zo["o]l.) A silk-producing moth (Attacus Pernyi) which feeds upon the oak. It has been introduced into Europe and America from China.
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pernyi moth

noun
a Chinese moth that produces a brownish silk 
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