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Meaning of "giant peacock moth" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIANT PEACOCK MOTH

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIANT PEACOCK MOTH

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Giant peacock moth is a noun.
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WHAT DOES GIANT PEACOCK MOTH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of giant peacock moth in the English dictionary

The definition of giant peacock moth in the dictionary is the largest European moth, an emperor, Saturnia pyri, reaching 15 cm in wingspan. It is mottled brown with a prominent ocellus on each wing and being night-flying can be mistaken for a bat.


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WORDS THAT END LIKE GIANT PEACOCK MOTH

brown house moth
buff-tip moth
clothes moth
codling moth
death´s-head moth
diamondback moth
emperor moth
gipsy moth
gypsy moth
hawk moth
hummingbird moth
leopard moth
luna moth
mammoth
oak processionary moth
puss moth
silver-Y moth
sphinx moth
tiger moth
tussock moth
wax moth

Synonyms and antonyms of giant peacock moth in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «giant peacock moth» into 25 languages

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Find out the translation of giant peacock moth to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of giant peacock moth from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «giant peacock moth» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

巨型孔雀蛾
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

polilla del pavo real gigante
570 millions of speakers

English

giant peacock moth
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विशाल मोर कीट
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

فراشة الطاووس العملاقة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гигант павлин моли
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

traça do pavão gigante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দৈত্য ময়ূর মথ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

géant paon de nuit
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rama merak gergasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wiener Nachtpfauenauge
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

巨大な孔雀の蛾
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

거대한 공작 나방
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Moth merak raksasa
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

bướm con công khổng lồ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பெரிய மயில் அந்துப்பூச்சி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

राक्षस मोर मॉथ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dev tavuskuşu güvesi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Pavone Giant Moth
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

olbrzym ćma paw
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гігант павич молі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gigant molie păun
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

γίγαντας παγώνι σκώρος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

reuse pou mot
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

jätte påfågel moth
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

giganten påfugl møll
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIANT PEACOCK MOTH»

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about giant peacock moth

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIANT PEACOCK MOTH»

Discover the use of giant peacock moth in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to giant peacock moth and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Nature by Night: A Guide to Observation and Identification
... which encompasses several fruit trees. It is sensitive to insecticides, which have caused its range to contract gready. Both sexes of the Giant Peacock Moth shelter during the day and only emerge at dusk. The male is easier to spot in flight, ...
Vincent Albouy, 2008
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Thesaurus of Agricultural Organisms
... mountaingrass (E) see Glyceria dives giant panic (E) see Panicum antidotale giant peacock moth (E) see Saturnia pyri giant pied-billed grebe (E) see Podilymbus gigas giant pigweed (E) see Trianthema portulacastrum giant pondweed (E) ...
Derwent Publications, 1990
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Van Gogh Repetitions
78, 91, 96, 155, 157 paintings received from van Gogh, 31, 51,129–30,138n30, 157 Self-Portrait, “Les Misérables,” 157 tracings for paintings, 155 on van Gogh's life, 11 Gauguin's Armchair (F499), 91 Gerstein, Marc, 163 Giant Peacock Moth ...
Eliza Rathbone, Steele Elizabeth, William H. Robinson, 2013
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Can You Tell a Butterfly from a Moth?
Buffy Silverman. Thick hairs cover a moth's body. It looks fat and fuzzy. This giant peacock moth has a thick body. Sensing the World Insects have antennas. Insects use their antennas. 11.
Buffy Silverman, 2011
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Revolutionary Experiments: The Quest for Immortality in ...
Bakhmet'ev started with the same insect that had reawakened his interest in entomology, the Giant Peacock Moth. Europe's largest butterfly (up to eight centimeters long, with a wingspan of up to twelve centimeters), it has a very thick body and ...
Nikolai Krementsov, 2013
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Insect Behavior
Over a century ago, the French naturalist Jean-Henri Fabré confined an unmated female giant peacock moth in a container hidden on his desk; the following evening, over 40 male moths arrived, in Fabré's words, 'eager to pay their respects to ...
Robert W. Matthews, Janice R. Matthews, 2009
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An Introduction to Flapping Wing Aerodynamics
... (Circus macrourus) 3.86 X 10'1 7.51 X 10'2 19.46 3.57 X 10'1 1.41 X 10'1 3.61 26.77 Hummingbrid (Lampornis clemenciae) 8.4 X 10—3 6.00 X 10—4 7.14 8.5 X 10—2 3.50 X 10—3 8.26 25.2 Insects Giant Peacock Moth (Saurnia pyri) 1.89 ...
Wei Shyy, Hikaru Aono, Chang-kwon Kang, 2013
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Climbing Mount Improbable
Richard Dawkins. Figure 7.10 Arthropods are built up from segments repeated, often with variation, from front to back: (from top) mystacocarid crustacean, Derocheilocaris; giant peacock moth caterpillar, Saturnia pyri; dendrobranchiate shrimp, ...
Richard Dawkins, 1997
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Learning OpenCV: Computer Vision with the OpenCV Library
This book includes: A thorough introduction to OpenCV Getting input from cameras Transforming images Segmenting images and shape matching Pattern recognition, including face detection Tracking and motion in 2 and 3 dimensions 3D ...
Gary Bradski, Adrian Kaehler, 2008
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Vincent Van Gogh: Drawings : Van Gogh Museum
351^) made after this drawing, spatters of oil paint in the colours green, pastel green, yellow, yellow-green, blue-green and red ended up on the paper of the Giant peacock moth.1'' The collection in the Van Gogh Museum contains a small  ...
Sjraar van Heugten, 2007

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIANT PEACOCK MOTH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term giant peacock moth is used in the context of the following news items.
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Van Gogh and Nature: Clark Museum opens first-ever show on …
For instance, the exhibit includes a chalk, pen and ink drawing he made of a giant peacock moth, Europe's largest moth. A voracious reader ... «Amherst Bulletin, Jul 15»
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Codling moth mating disruption reaches a milestone
French entomologist Jean-Henri Fabre is credited with discovering in the 1870s that the giant peacock moth communicated with chemicals. «Good Fruit Grower, Mar 15»
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Europe Travel: Searching St. Remy for van Gogh's final muse
The small details he drew in Tassel Hyacinth (1890) or the painted emerald wings of Giant Peacock Moth (1889) are now big reasons to visit ... «Toronto Star, Jun 12»

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