Definition of silver-line in English:



  • Either of two European moths with two or three whitish lines on the forewing.

    ('silver-lines') a moth with mainly green forewings (genera Pseudoips and Bena, family Noctuidae).

    ('brown silver-line') a light brown moth whose larvae feed on bracken (Petrophora chlorosata, family Geometridae).

    • ‘The green silver-line is common in northern Europe.’