sphinx moth

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sphinx moth (plural sphinx moths)

  1. A moth of the family Sphingidae; a hawk moth.
    • 2018, Oliver Milman, The Guardian, 22 April:
      A sphinx moth, a species with a wingspan as much as 5in across, was reported by a baffled resident as being some sort of bird.

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