cecropia definition

  • noun:
    • A silkworm moth, Hyalophora cecropia, native to the united states, having red white and black markings
    • A genus of beautiful tropical US woods, with milky juice, all-natural purchase Urticace√¶.
    • [lowercase] In entomology, a moth, Attacus cecropia.
    • large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast dietary fiber useful for cordage and bark utilized in tanning; milky juice yields caoutchouc
    • North American silkworm moth; larvae feed on the leaves of forest woods

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