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MOTH

1. Any nocturnal lepidopterous insect, or any not included among the butterflies; as, the luna moth; Io moth; hawk moth. 2. Any lepidopterous insect that feeds upon garments, corn, etc.; as, the clothes moth; corn moth; bee moth. See these terms under Clothes, Corn, etc. 3. Any one of different another insects that destroy woolen and fur goods, etc, especially. The larvae of different species of beetles of the genera Dermestes and Anthrenus. Carpet moths are often the larvae of Anthrenus. See Carpet beetle, under Carpet, Dermestes, Anthrenus. 4. Anything which gradually and silently eats, consumes, or wastes any another thing. Moth blight, a clothes moth. Moth mullein, a general grass of the genus Verbascum (V. Blattaria), having big wheel-shaped yellow or whitish flowers. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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