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for Seraph moth
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Seraph \Ser"aph\, n.; pl. E. Seraphs, Heb. Seraphim. [Heb.
One of an order of celestial beings, each having three pairs
of wings. In ecclesiastical art and in poetry, a seraph is
represented as one of a class of angels. --Isa. vi. 2.
As full, as perfect, in vile man that mourns,
As the rapt seraph that adores and burns. --Pope.
Seraph moth (Zool.), any one of numerous species of
geometrid moths of the genus Lobophora, having the hind
wings deeply bilobed, so that they seem to have six wings.
[1913 Webster] Seraphic
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