Seraph moth
Seraph Ser"aph, n.; pl. E. {Seraphs}, Heb. {Seraphim}. [Heb. ser[=a]phim, pl.] One of an order of celestial beings, each having three pairs of wings. In ecclesiastical art and in poetry, a seraph is represented as one of a class of angels. --Isa. vi. 2. [1913 Webster]

As full, as perfect, in vile man that mourns, As the rapt seraph that adores and burns. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

{Seraph moth} (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of geometrid moths of the genus {Lobophora}, having the hind wings deeply bilobed, so that they seem to have six wings. [1913 Webster]


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