from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large North American silkworm moth (Antheraea polyphemus) having an eyelike spot on each hind wing.
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- n. very large yellowish-brown American silkworm moth with large eyespots on hind wings; larvae feed on fruit and shade trees
After Polyphemus, from the ocellus on its hind wings.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)