giant silkworm moth


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Related to giant silkworm moth: polyphemus moth, Saturniidae, luna moth, cecropia moth
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Noun1.giant silkworm moth - any silkworm moth of the family Saturniidaegiant silkworm moth - any silkworm moth of the family Saturniidae
saturniid, saturniid moth - large brightly colored and usually tropical moth; larvae spin silken cocoons
cynthia moth, Samia walkeri, Samia cynthia - large Asiatic moth introduced into the United States; larvae feed on the ailanthus
atlas moth, Atticus atlas - giant saturniid moth widespread in Asia; sometimes cultured for silk