cecropia

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Noun1.Cecropia - large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tanningCecropia - large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tanning; milky juice yields caoutchouc
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Cecropiaceae, family Cecropiaceae - in some classifications included in family Moraceae
Cecropia peltata, imbauba, snake wood, trumpet tree, trumpetwood, trumpet-wood - tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems
2.Cecropia - North American silkworm mothcecropia - North American silkworm moth; larvae feed on the leaves of forest trees
saturniid, saturniid moth - large brightly colored and usually tropical moth; larvae spin silken cocoons
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In the Northeast, cecropia moths generally mate during the wee hours.
Adult cecropia moths do not eat anything during their short lives.
Female cecropia moths have strong smells, which the males sniff out.