a large North American silkworm moth, Hyalophora cecropia, the larvae of which feed on the foliage of forest and other trees.
a large North American saturniid moth, Hyalophora (or Samia) cecropia, with brightly coloured wings and feathery antennae
Camilo José [kah-mee-law haw-se] /kɑˈmi lɔ hɔˈsɛ/ (Show IPA), 1916–2001, Spanish writer. Historical Examples noun Camilo José (kaˈmilo xoˈse). 1916–2002, Spanish novelist and essayist. His works include The Family of Pascual Duarte (1942), La Colmena (1951), and La Cruz de San Andres (1994). Nobel prize for literature 1989
any of several Chinese porcelains having a translucent, pale green glaze. any porcelain imitating these. a pale gray-green. having the color celadon. Historical Examples noun a type of porcelain having a greyish-green glaze: mainly Chinese a pale greyish-green colour, sometimes somewhat yellow n. “pale grayish-green,” 1768, from French Céladon, name of a character in the […]
a hydrous silicate of iron and potassium; an iron-rich soft mica.
Classical Mythology. a Pleiad. Astronomy. one of the six visible stars of the Pleiades. Historical Examples noun (Greek myth) one of the Pleiades