Lambda moth
Lambda Lamb"da, n. [NL., fr. Gr. la`mbda.] 1. The name of the Greek letter [Lambda], [lambda], corresponding with the English letter L, l. [1913 Webster]

2. (Anat.) The point of junction of the sagittal and lambdoid sutures of the skull. [1913 Webster]

3. (Phys.) A subatomic particle carrying no charge, having a mass equal to 2183 times that of an electron; it decays rapidly, typically forming a nucleon and a pion. --MW10 [PJC]

{Lambda moth} (Zo["o]l.), a moth so called from a mark on its wings, resembling the Greek letter lambda ([Lambda]). [1913 Webster]


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