a large pale prominent moth, Cerura vinula, whose larvae feed on willow and poplar, and are bright green with a masklike red head and claspers modified as “tails” that are protruded and raised in a state of alarm: family Notodontidae
noun 1. a parlor game for children in which one player in the middle of a room tries to occupy any of the positions along the walls that become vacant as other players dash across to exchange places at a signal.
[poo s-ee] /ˈpʊs i/ noun, plural pussies. 1. a cat, especially a kitten. 2. the game of tipcat. 3. the tapering piece of wood used in tipcat. [puhs-ee] /ˈpʌs i/ adjective, pussier, pussiest. Medicine/Medical. 1. . [poo s-ee] /ˈpʊs i/ noun, plural pussies. Slang: Vulgar. 1. the vulva. 2. sexual intercourse with a woman. 3. […]
- Pussy butterfly
noun phrase An intrauterine contraceptive device; iud (1980s+)
[poo s-ee-kat] /ˈpʊs iˌkæt/ noun 1. a cat; pussy. 2. Informal. a person or thing not at all threatening: a pussycat underneath all his gruffness. /ˈpʊsɪˌkæt/ noun 1. an informal or child’s name for a cat1 (sense 1) 2. (Brit, informal) an endearing or gentle person noun