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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any one of several moths whose larvæ feed on hickory leaves. Among them are the hickory tussockmoth, Halisidota caryæ, of the family Arctiidæ; Ennomos subsignarius, of the family Geometridæ; Acrobasis rubrifasciella, of the family Phycitidæ; and Archips (Cacœcia) semiferana, of the family Tortricidæ.

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