from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of large, handsome bombycid moths, peculiar to North and South America, having short hind wings, short proboscis, simple antennæ in the female, and the antennæ of the male pectinate to a greater or less extent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun a genus of moths including the
imperial moth( Eacles imperialis).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun imperial moths
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"Allow me to present you to the yellow emperor, known in the books as eacles imperialis," he said.