Isabella moth
Isabella moth Is`a*bel"la moth` (?; 115). (Zo["o]l.) A common American moth ({Pyrrharctia isabella}), of an isabella color. The larva, called {woolly bear} and {hedgehog caterpillar}, is densely covered with hairs, which are black at each end of the body, and red in the middle part. [1913 Webster]

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  • isabella moth — noun Usage: usually capitalized I Etymology: New Latin isabella (specific epithet of Isia isabella), perhaps from English isabella : a common stout bodied snuff colored American arctiid moth (Isia isabella) having the hind wings often tinged with …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pyrrharctia isabella — Isabella moth Is a*bel la moth (?; 115). (Zo[ o]l.) A common American moth ({Pyrrharctia isabella}), of an isabella color. The larva, called {woolly bear} and {hedgehog caterpillar}, is densely covered with hairs, which are black at each end of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pyrrharctia isabella — Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • tiger moth — any of numerous moths of the family Arctiidae, many of which have conspicuously striped or spotted wings. [1810 20] * * * Any of more than 3,500 species (family Arctiidae) of moths, many with furry or hairy larvae called woolly bears. Most adults …   Universalium

  • Coeranica isabella — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • avahi — Woolly Wool ly, a. 1. Consisting of wool; as, a woolly covering; a woolly fleece. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling wool; of the nature of wool. My fleece of woolly hair. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Clothed with wool. Woolly breeders. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Erisoma lanigera — Woolly Wool ly, a. 1. Consisting of wool; as, a woolly covering; a woolly fleece. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling wool; of the nature of wool. My fleece of woolly hair. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Clothed with wool. Woolly breeders. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eucalyptus longifolia — Woolly Wool ly, a. 1. Consisting of wool; as, a woolly covering; a woolly fleece. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling wool; of the nature of wool. My fleece of woolly hair. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Clothed with wool. Woolly breeders. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indris laniger — Woolly Wool ly, a. 1. Consisting of wool; as, a woolly covering; a woolly fleece. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling wool; of the nature of wool. My fleece of woolly hair. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Clothed with wool. Woolly breeders. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhinoceros tichorhinus — Woolly Wool ly, a. 1. Consisting of wool; as, a woolly covering; a woolly fleece. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling wool; of the nature of wool. My fleece of woolly hair. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Clothed with wool. Woolly breeders. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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