casemaking clothes moth

casemaking clothes moth

[keys-mey-king]
noun
See under clothes moth.
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clothes moth

noun
any of several small moths of the family Tineidae, the larvae of which feed on wool, fur, etc., especially Tinea pellionella (casemaking clothes moth)

Origin:
1745–55

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clothes moth
 
n
any of various tineid moths, esp Tineola bisselliella, the larvae of which feed on wool or fur

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