ce·cro·pi·a moth (sĭ-krōʹpē-ə) n.
A large North American silkworm moth (Hyalophora cecropia) having wings with red, white, and black markings.
  [New Latin cecropia, specific epithet, from Latin, feminine of Cecropius, Athenian, from Greek Kekropios, from Kekrops, Cecrops, a legendary Athenian knight.]

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