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tineid

[tin-ee-id] /ˈtɪn i ɪd/
noun
1.
a moth of the family Tineidae, comprising the clothes moths.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the family Tineidae.
Origin
< New Latin Tineidae. See tinea, -id2
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  • The caterpillars of a tineid moth have been found among dead leaves.
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tineid

/ˈtɪnɪɪd/
noun
1.
any moth of the family Tineidae, which includes the clothes moths
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the family Tineidae
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Tineidae, from Latin: tinea
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