Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various diurnal moths of the family Sesiidae, having scaleless transparent wings and a wasplike appearance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of various moths, of the family Sesiidae, that have transparent wings

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A lepidopterous insect with partially transparent wings, of the family Ægeriadæ, of which the currant and peach-tree borers are examples.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sphinx-moth in which the wings are transparent in the middle: as, the thysbe clearwing, Hemaris thysbe.

Etymologies

clear +‎ wing (Wiktionary)

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