Mother Shipton

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Mother Shipton

(ˈʃɪptən)
n
(Animals) a day-flying noctuid moth, Callistege mi, mottled brown in colour and named from a fancied resemblance between its darker marking and a haggish profile
[named after Mother Shipton, a legendary prophetess in 15th-century Yorkshire]
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