from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any moth of the genus Cossus, esp. the large European species (Cossus ligniperda), the larva of which burrows in oak and willow trees, and requires three years to mature. It exhales an odor like that of the he-goat.
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