Empretia stimulea
Saddleback Sad"dle*back`, n. 1. Anything saddle-backed; esp., a hill or ridge having a concave outline at the top. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The harp seal. (b) The great blackbacked gull ({Larus marinus}). (c) The larva of a bombycid moth ({Empretia stimulea}) which has a large, bright green, saddle-shaped patch of color on the back. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Larus marinus — Saddleback Sad dle*back , n. 1. Anything saddle backed; esp., a hill or ridge having a concave outline at the top. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The harp seal. (b) The great blackbacked gull ({Larus marinus}). (c) The larva of a bombycid moth… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saddleback — Sad dle*back , n. 1. Anything saddle backed; esp., a hill or ridge having a concave outline at the top. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The harp seal. (b) The great blackbacked gull ({Larus marinus}). (c) The larva of a bombycid moth ({Empretia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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