Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A British collectors' name for a European noctuid moth, Orthosia croceago.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The plumage is mostly scarlet, but the rump and tail-covert feathers are light blue, the greater upperwing coverts are yellow, the upper sides of the flight feathers of the wings are dark blue as are the ends of the tail feathers, and the undersides of the wing and tail flight feathers are dark red with metallic gold iridescence.

    WN.com - Articles related to Africa left in cold by US-Brazil cotton deal-study

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.