moth-proofer

mothproof

[mawth-proof, moth-]
adjective
1.
resistant to attack by moths.
verb (used with object)
2.
to render (fabric, clothing, etc.) mothproof.

Origin:
1890–95; moth + -proof

mothproofer, noun
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mothproof (ˈmɒθˌpruːf)
 
adj
1.  (esp of clothes) chemically treated so as to repel clothes moths
 
vb
2.  (tr) to make (clothes, etc) mothproof

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