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|Noun||1.||family Saturniidae - important and widely distributed family of moths including some of the largest insects known|
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
saturniid, saturniid moth - large brightly colored and usually tropical moth; larvae spin silken cocoons
giant silkworm, wild wilkworm, silkworm - larva of a saturniid moth; spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon