Definition of Brown-tail moth

1. Noun. Small brown and white European moth introduced into eastern United States; pest of various shade and fruit trees.

Exact synonyms: Browntail, Euproctis Phaeorrhoea
Generic synonyms: Lymantriid, Tussock Moth
Group relationships: Euproctis, Genus Euproctis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brown-tail Moth

browlift
brown
brown-bag
brown-bagger
brown-bill
brown-haired
brown-nose
brown-noser
brown-nosers
brown-noses
brown-out
brown-outs
brown-recluse
brown-sequard syndrome
brown-tail moth (current term)
brown Betty
brown Windsor soup
brown adipose tissue
brown ale
brown ales
brown alga
brown algae
brown argus
brown arguses
brown ash
brown atrophy
brown bag
brown bagged
brown bagging

Literary usage of Brown-tail moth

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1. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1902)
"Michael Sullivan asked why the brown-tail moth is more numerous on the pear ... The Common and Public Garden are free from the brown-tail moth but the elm ..."

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