What does underwing mean?

Definitions for underwingˈʌn dərˌwɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. underwing(noun)

    moth having dull forewings and brightly colored hind wings


  1. underwing(Noun)

    A hind wing on an insect.

  2. underwing(Noun)

    A member of the genus Catocala; a nocturnal moth which usually has brightly coloured underwings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Underwing(noun)

    one of the posterior wings of an insect

  2. Underwing(noun)

    any one of numerous species of noctuid moths belonging to Catocala and allied genera, in which the hind wings are banded with red and black or other conspicuous colors. Many of the species are called red underwing

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Underwing

    un′dėr-wing, n. a moth with conspicuous underwings, esp. one of genus Catocala.—adj. Un′derwinged.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of underwing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of underwing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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