Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An Australian noctuid moth, Agrotis spina, which occurs in enormous numbers in Victoria, where the hibernating adults were eaten by the aborigines.

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Examples

  • From bogong moths in Canberra to frogs in biblical Egypt, unwelcome and unlovely creatures have the awkward habit of turning up in bulk.

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