tiger moth
noun Date: 1816 any of a family (Arctiidae) of stout-bodied moths usually with broad striped or spotted wings

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  • Tiger Moth — de Havilland DH 82A Tiger Moth, (N81DH) Тип учебно тренировочный Производитель де Хевилэнд Первый полёт 26 октября 1931 года Начало эксплуатации …   Википедия

  • Tiger moth — Tiger moths are moths of the family Arctiidae. Tiger moth may also refer to: de Havilland Tiger Moth, an aircraft; an aerobatic and trainer tailwheel biplane de Havilland DH.71 Tiger Moth, an earlier monoplane produced by de Havilland Fisher R 80 …   Wikipedia

  • Tiger moth — Tiger Ti ger, n. [OE. tigre, F. tigre, L. tigris, Gr. ti gris; probably of Persian origin; cf. Zend tighra pointed, tighri an arrow, Per. t[=i]r; perhaps akin to E. stick, v. t.; probably so named from its quickness.] 1. A very large and powerful …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tiger Moth — (englisch für „Tigermotte“ − ein Nachtfalter aus der Familie der Bärenspinner) ist die Bezeichnung von zwei Flugzeugtypen des früheren britischen Herstellers de Havilland Aircraft Company: De Havilland DH.71 Tiger Moth, ein einmotoriges Eindecker …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tiger moth — ► NOUN ▪ a moth which has boldly spotted and streaked wings and a hairy caterpillar …   English terms dictionary

  • tiger moth — n. any of a family (Arctiidae) of stout bodied moths with brightly striped or spotted wings: the caterpillars (woolly bears) have a dense coat of fine hairs …   English World dictionary

  • Tiger Moth — De Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth de Havilland D.H. 82 Tiger Moth …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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

  • tiger moth — noun A stout bodied moth (species) of the family Arctiidae Most tiger moths have broad, striped (hence the name) or spotted wings …   Wiktionary

  • tiger moth — noun medium sized moth with long richly colored and intricately patterned wings; larvae are called woolly bears • Hypernyms: ↑arctiid, ↑arctiid moth …   Useful english dictionary

  • tiger moth — noun a stout moth which has boldly spotted and streaked wings and a hairy caterpillar (woolly bear). [Arctia and other genera: many species.] …   English new terms dictionary

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