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clothes moth

noun
1.
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
1745-1755
1745-55
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clothes moth

noun
1.
any of various tineid moths, esp Tineola bisselliella, the larvae of which feed on wool or fur
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