<zoology> Any one of numerous species of moths of the family Zygaenidae, most of which are bright coloured. The wood nymph and the vine forester are examples. Also used adjectively.

Origin: Cf. Gr, probably the hammer-headed shark.

(01 Mar 1998)

zygapophyseal, zygapophyseal joints, zygapophyses, zygapophysis < Prev | Next > zygion, zygo-, zygobranchia

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