a red and black sawfly, Pristiphora erichsonii, the larvae of which infest and feed on the leaves of larch.
[lahrd] /lɑrd/ noun 1. the rendered fat of hogs, especially the internal fat of the abdomen. verb (used with object) 2. to apply lard or grease to. 3. to prepare or enrich (lean meat, chicken, etc.) with pork or fat, especially with lardons. 4. to supplement or enrich with something for improvement or ornamentation: a […]
[lap-it] /ˈlæp ɪt/ noun 1. a small lap, flap, or loosely hanging part, especially of a garment or headdress. 2. a projecting, lobelike structure in certain invertebrate animals. 3. Ornithology. a wattle or other fleshy process on a bird’s head. 4. Textiles. /ˈlæpɪt/ noun 1. a small hanging flap or piece of lace, etc, such […]
- Lappet moth
noun 1. a large purple-brown hairy eggar moth, Gastropacha quercifolia, whose grey furry caterpillars have lappets on each flank
noun 1. weaving into which an embroidered pattern produced by additional warp threads has been introduced with the aid of a lappet.