from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. in England, a handsome moth (Zygæna filipendula), with crimson spots on the wings.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A moth of the genus Zygæna or Anthrocera; one of the many moths of the family Zygænidæ.
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Burnet-moth, is marked with black and yellow, and the other is variable in color, some specimens of this caterpillar being orange.
Zygaena (Burnet-moth), mentioned by Darwin in his early recollections.
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