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Definition of Moth
Moth Moth (m[o^]th), n.
A mote. [Obs.] --Shak.
MothMoth Moth, n.; pl. Moths (m[o^]thz). [OE. mothe, AS.
mo[eth][eth]e; akin to D. mot, G. motte, Icel. motti, and
prob. to E. mad an earthworm. Cf. Mad, n., Mawk.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any nocturnal lepidopterous insect, or any not
included among the butterflies; as, the luna moth; Io
moth; hawk moth.
2. (Zo["o]l.) Any lepidopterous insect that feeds upon
garments, grain, etc.; as, the clothes moth; grain moth;
bee moth. See these terms under Clothes, Grain, etc.
3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of various other insects that destroy
woolen and fur goods, etc., esp. the larv[ae] of several
species of beetles of the genera Dermestes and
Anthrenus. Carpet moths are often the larv[ae] of
Anthrenus. See Carpet beetle, under Carpet,
4. Anything which gradually and silently eats, consumes, or
wastes any other thing.
Moth blight (Zo["o]l.), any plant louse of the genus
Aleurodes, and related genera. They are injurious to
Moth gnat (Zo["o]l.), a dipterous insect of the genus
Bychoda, having fringed wings.
Moth hunter (Zo["o]l.), the goatsucker.
Moth miller (Zo["o]l.), a clothes moth. See Miller, 3,
Moth mullein (Bot.), a common herb of the genus Verbascum
(V. Blattaria), having large wheel-shaped yellow or
Meaning of Moth from wikipedia
are a paraphyletic group
of the order Lepidoptera
that are not butterflies, with moths making
up the vast majority...
- The Moth
is a non-profit group based
in New York City dedicated
to the art and craft
of storytelling. Founded
in 1997, the organization presents
- The Luna moth
(Actias luna) is a Nearctic moth
in the family
Saturniinae, a group commonly known
. It has lime-green...
- The cinnabar moth
(Tyria jacobaeae) is a brightly coloured arctiid moth found
as a native species
Asia. It has been introduced...
- The geometer moths
are moths belonging
to the family Geometridae
of the insect order
Lepidoptera, the moths
and butterflies. Their scientific
- Clothes moth
or clothing moth
is the common
name for several species
of moth considered
to be pests, whose larvae
eat animal fibres
- Alternative common names
are weevil moth
, pantry moth
, flour moth
or grain moth
. The almond moth
(Cadra cautella) and the raisin moth
(Cadra figulilella) are commonly...
- The Psychidae
, also simply bagworms
or bagmoths) are a family
of the Lepidoptera
(butterflies and moths
). The bagworm family
- The hummingbird
(Macroglossum stellatarum) is a species
. It was first described
by Carl Linnaeus
in his 1758 10th edition
- Killer Moth
(Drury Walker) is a fictional supervillain appearing
in comic books published
by DC Comics, commonly
as an adversary
of Batman. Killer Moth
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