Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of dipterous insects, of the family Tipulidæ, or crane-flies, widely distributed, and containing 6 North American species. E. longicornis is common in eastern parts of North America.
  • n. A genus of noctuid moths, of the subfamily Gonepterinæ, remarkable for the long tuft of hairs on the palpi. There is only one known species

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.