Featherwing

Definitions of "Featherwing"

A plume-moth; a moth of the family Alucitidæ or Pterophoridæ. See cut under plume-moth. noun

The word "Featherwing" in example sentences

It turns out, even when you're too small for a featherwing beetle to see, too small for a dust mite to notice, there are still things that will try to eat you. Asimov's Science Fiction

Far overhead, the size of a pteranodon, a featherwing beetle, smallest of the insects, drifted along on its cushion of air, wings a throbbing blur, beyond it patches of blue sky in the green veil. Asimov's Science Fiction

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