gooseberry-moth love

gooseberry-moth

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as magpie-moth.

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Examples

  • Mr. A.G. Butler also made experiments with some green lizards (Lacerta viridis), which greedily ate all kinds of food, including flies of many kinds, spiders, bees, butterflies, and green caterpillars; but they would not touch the caterpillar of the gooseberry-moth (Abraxas grossulariata), or the imago of the burnet-moth (Anthrocera filipendula).

    Darwinism (1889)

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