saturniid


saturniid
/seuh terr"nee id/, n.
1. any of several large, brightly colored moths of the family Saturniidae, comprising the giant silkworm moths.
adj.
2. belonging or pertaining to the family Saturniidae.
[1890-95; < NL Saturniidae name of the family. See SATURNIAN, -ID2]

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Universalium. 2010.