zygenid


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Zygenid \Zyg"e*nid\, n. [Cf. Gr. ?, probably the hammer-headed
   shark.] (Zool.)
   Any one of numerous species of moths of the family
   Zygaenidae, most of which are bright colored. The wood
   nymph and the vine forester are examples. Also used
   adjectively.
   [1913 Webster]
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