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Definition of "hawk moth" [hawk• moth]

  • Any moth of the family Sphingidae. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hawk moth" in a sentence
  • "A magnificent convolvulus hawk moth was spotted by the Suffolk lepidopterists gliding in downriver along their bank."
  • "He describes the handsome black larva of a hummingbird hawk moth as resembling a diminutive cobra when it puffed out its ocellated front segments’."
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