"promethea" Definition

  1. n. A large American bombycid moth (Callosamia promethea). Its larva feeds on the sassafras, wild cherry, and other trees, and suspends its cocoon from a branch by a silken band.

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Position in dictionary: 78547 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "promethea": 2
Words that end with "promethea": 1
Words that contain "promethea": 2
Next words in dictionary: promethean, prometheus, prominence, prominency, prominent, prominently, promiscuity, promiscuous, promiscuously, promiscuousness
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English Dictionary Definition of promethea

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