Definition of geometrine in English:

geometrine

adjective

Entomology
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of the moth family Geometridae or (now usually) the subfamily Geometrinae within it, which includes the emerald moths.

noun

Entomology
  • A geometrid moth of the subfamily Geometrinae.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From scientific Latin Geometra + -ine.

Pronunciation

geometrine

/dʒɪəˈmɛtrʌɪn//dʒɪˈɒmɪtrʌɪn/