ghost swift moth


ghost swift moth
Энтомология: тонкопряд хмелевой (лат. Hepialus humili)

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • swift moth — /ˈswɪft mɒθ/ (say swift moth) noun any of various moths of the family Hepialidae, having reduced mouth parts, short antennae and larvae which tunnel in trees or soil and are agricultural and forestry pests. Also, ghost moth …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ghost Moth — Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • ghost moth — noun Etymology: so called from the white color of the male and its habit of hovering in flight : a moth of the family Hepialidae most American members of which are crepuscular * * * swift (def. 9). [1825 35] * * * ghost moth noun A moth (Hepialus …   Useful english dictionary

  • swift — swiftly, adv. swiftness, n. /swift/, adj., swifter, swiftest, adv., n. adj. 1. moving or capable of moving with great speed or velocity; fleet; rapid: a swift ship. 2. coming, happening, or performed quickly or without delay: a swift decision. 3 …   Universalium

  • ghost moth — /ˈgoʊst mɒθ/ (say gohst moth) noun → swift moth …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ghost moth — Ghost Ghost (g[=o]st), n. [OE. gast, gost, soul, spirit, AS. g[=a]st breath, spirit, soul; akin to OS. g[=e]st spirit, soul, D. geest, G. geist, and prob. to E. gaze, ghastly.] [1913 Webster] 1. The spirit; the soul of man. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swift — /swift/, n. 1. Gustavus Franklin, 1839 1903, U.S. meat packer. 2. Jonathan ( Isaac Bickerstaff ), 1667 1745, English satirist and clergyman, born in Ireland. * * * Any of about 75 species (family Apodidae) of birds found almost worldwide. The… …   Universalium

  • Ghost — (g[=o]st), n. [OE. gast, gost, soul, spirit, AS. g[=a]st breath, spirit, soul; akin to OS. g[=e]st spirit, soul, D. geest, G. geist, and prob. to E. gaze, ghastly.] [1913 Webster] 1. The spirit; the soul of man. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Then gives… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swift — Swift, n. 1. The current of a stream. [R.] Walton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small, long winged, insectivorous birds of the family {Micropodid[ae]}. In form and habits the swifts resemble swallows, but they are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swift´ness — swift «swihft», adjective, adverb, noun. –adj. 1. moving very fast; able to move very fast: »a swift horse, a swift automobile. SYNONYM(S): fleet, speedy, rapid. 2. made or done at high speed; quick: »a swift pace, the swift clicking of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • swift´ly — swift «swihft», adjective, adverb, noun. –adj. 1. moving very fast; able to move very fast: »a swift horse, a swift automobile. SYNONYM(S): fleet, speedy, rapid. 2. made or done at high speed; quick: »a swift pace, the swift clicking of the… …   Useful english dictionary


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