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  • n. The practice of attracting the males of Lepidoptera or other insects by exposing the female confined in a cage (as by collectors wishing to procure specimens).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The practice of attracting the males of Lepidoptera or other insects by exposing the female confined in a cage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The attraction of male insects to a captive female.

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