How Do You Spell UNDERWING?

Correct spelling for the English word "underwing" is [ˌʌndˈɜːwəɹɪŋ], [ˌʌndˈɜːwəɹɪŋ], [ˌʌ_n_d_ˈɜː_w_ə_ɹ_ɪ_ŋ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of UNDERWING

  1. 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.

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Usage Examples for UNDERWING

  1. This is a silvery gray butterfly which alights head downward upon the bark of certain palm trees that have silvery gray stems and remains there with its wings fully expanded so that it utilizes the background in much the same way that the Underwing moths do. - "Butterflies Worth Knowing" by Clarence M. Weed
  2. Straight lines were esteemed above dancing, straight lines of Frenchmen or Spaniards in the Procession of Nations, straight lines of Lowestoft or Dresden in the Procession of Porcelain, straight lines of Tortoise- shell Butterflies or Crimson- underwing Moths in the Procession of Insects. - "Carnival" by Compton Mackenzie