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Meaning of PERNYI MOTH

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a Chinese moth that produces a brownish silk
 
 Synonyms: Antheraea pernyi
 
 See Also: Antheraea, genus Antheraea, saturniid, saturniid moth

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per"ny*i moth"\ (Zo["o]l.)
A silk-producing moth ({Attacus Pernyi}) which feeds upon the
oak. It has been introduced into Europe and America from
China.

 

 

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