geometrid

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Etymology[edit]

geometer +‎ -id

Noun[edit]

geometrid (plural geometrids)

  1. (entomology) Any of the family Geometridae of moths
  2. A larva of such moth, which when walking alternate legs and prolegs, giving the appearance of measuring

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Adjective[edit]

geometrid (not comparable)

  1. Relating to such moths