from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In entomology: A genus of geometrid moths, having a slender body, short, slender, obliquely ascending palpi whose third joint is conical and minute, and entire delicate wings, of one color and not bent on the exterior border. There are upward of 12 species, European, Australian, and American.
  • noun A genus of leaf-beetles (Chrysomelidæ), having one species, E. pedestris, of Tasmania.


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