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buck moth

noun
1.
a saturniid moth, Hemileuca maia, having delicate, grayish wings with a white band.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism
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  • Body densely covered by prominent tufts of branched spines, which tend to be shorter than those of buck moth.

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