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Related to polyphemus moth: cecropia moth
A large North American silkworm moth (Antheraea polyphemus) having an eyelike spot on each hind wing.
[After Polyphemus, from the ocellus on its hind wings.]
polyphe′mus moth`(ˌpɒl əˈfi məs)
a large, yellowish brown American moth, Antheraea polyphemus, having a prominent eyespot on each hind wing.
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|Noun||1.||polyphemus moth - very large yellowish-brown American silkworm moth with large eyespots on hind wings; larvae feed on fruit and shade trees|
saturniid, saturniid moth - large brightly colored and usually tropical moth; larvae spin silken cocoons