/mil"euhr/, n.
1. Arthur, born 1915, U.S. playwright and novelist.
2. Glenn, 1904-44, U.S. dance bandleader and trombonist.
3. Henry, 1891-1980, U.S. novelist.
4. Joaquin /wah keen"/, (Cincinnatus Heine Miller), 1841-1913, U.S. poet.
5. Joe (Joseph or Josias Miller), 1684-1738, English actor, after whom Joe Miller's Jestbook was named.
6. William, 1782-1849, U.S. religious leader: founder of the Adventist Church.

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Any of the more than 20,000 moth species in the lepidopteran family Noctuidae, common worldwide.

Some species have a 1-ft (30-cm) wingspan, the largest of any moth, but most species have a wingspan of 1.5 in. (4 cm) or less. The wings are usually dull-coloured. Both larvae and adults of most species feed at night. Adults feed on fruits, sap, and nectar. The larvae of many species are agricultural pests (e.g., cutworm, bollworm) that feed on foliage and seeds, bore into stems and fruits, and eat or sever roots. A few species prey on scale insects.
(as used in expressions)
Mary Boykin Miller
Hemingway Ernest Miller
Miller Arthur
Miller George Armitage
Miller Alton Glenn
Miller Henry Valentine
Miller Jonathan Wolfe
Miller Neal Elgar
Richardson Dorothy Miller
Shreve Henry Miller

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