Definition of Dagger moth. Meaning of Dagger moth. Synonyms of Dagger moth

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Definition of Dagger moth

Dagger moth
Dagger Dag"ger (-g[~e]r), n. [Cf. OE. daggen to pierce, F. daguer. See Dag a dagger.] 1. A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term: cf. Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde, Anlace. 2. (Print.) A mark of reference in the form of a dagger [[dagger]]. It is the second in order when more than one reference occurs on a page; -- called also obelisk. Dagger moth (Zo["o]l.), any moth of the genus Apatalea. The larv[ae] are often destructive to the foliage of fruit trees, etc. Dagger of lath, the wooden weapon given to the Vice in the old Moralities. --Shak. Double dagger, a mark of reference [[dag]] which comes next in order after the dagger. To look, or speak, daggers, to look or speak fiercely or reproachfully.

Meaning of Dagger moth from wikipedia

- of the smeared dagger moth (A. oblinita) is unusually hairy even for this genus. Acronicta species are generally known as dagger moths, as most have one...
- Acronicta americana, the American dagger moth, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It was originally described by Thaddeus William Harris in 1841 and is...
- Acronicta parallela, the parallel dagger moth, is a species of moth of the family Noctuidae, it was considered a synonym of Acronicta falcula but reinstated...
- Acronicta vinnula, the delightful dagger moth, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found from Nova Scotia to Florida, west to Texas, north to Wisconsin...
- Appendix American Quarter Horse (1969–1995) Impressive dagger moth or Acronicta impressa, a moth of the family Noctuidae Impressive syndrome or hyperkalemic...
- The March dagger moth (Diurnea ****ella) is a moth of the subfamily Chimabachinae. It is found in Europe and was first described by Michael Denis & Ignaz...
- Acronicta hasta, the forked dagger moth, speared dagger moth, cherry dagger moth or dart dagger moth, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was...
- Acronicta noctivaga, the night-wandering dagger moth, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in north-eastern North America (including Wisconsin...
- Acronicta impressa, the impressive dagger moth or willow dagger moth, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Francis Walker...
- including: Salmo marmoratus, marble trout Acronicta marmorata, marble dagger moth Synodontis marmorata, a catfish Pleurodema marmorata, a frog Cutis marmorata...
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