luna mothlu·na moth
a large, North American moth (Actias luna) with crescent-marked, pastel-green wings, the hind pair of which end in elongated tails
Origin of luna mothso named from the crescent-shaped markings on the wings
A large pale-green North American saturniid moth (Actias luna) with hind wings that have elongated tips.
Origin of luna mothNew Latin l&umacron;na, species name, from Latin, moon; see lunar.