- Also called owlet moth. any of numerous dull-colored moths of the family Noctuidae, the larvae of which include the armyworms and cutworms.
- belonging or pertaining to the family Noctuidae.
- any nocturnal moth of the family Noctuidae: includes the underwings and antler mothSee also cutworm, army worm
- of, relating to, or belonging to the Noctuidae