family Saturniidae

noun
important and widely distributed family of moths including some of the largest insects known
Syn: ↑Saturniidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Lepidoptera, ↑order Lepidoptera
Member Meronyms:

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