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.
Generic synonyms: Lymantriid, Tussock Moth
Group relationships: Euproctis, Genus Euproctis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Brown-tail Moth
Literary usage of Brown-tail moth
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."