from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, carries a shield.
- n. Any small moth of the genus Aspidisca, whose larva makes a shieldlike covering for itself out of bits of leaves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any one of the small elachistid moths of the genus Coptodisca (formerly Aspidisca), as the resplendent shiold-bearer.
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