HyperDic: moth

English > 1 sense of the word moth:
NOUNanimalmothtypically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae
moth > pronunciation
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English > moth: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningtypically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae.
Narrowerarctiid, arctiid mothstout-bodied broad-winged moth with conspicuously striped or spotted wings
bombycid, bombycid moth, silkworm mothmoderate-sized Asiatic moth whose larvae feed on mulberry leaves and produce silk
gelechiid, gelechiid mothsmall slender-winged moths whose larvae are agricultural pests
geometrid, geometrid mothslender-bodied broad-winged moth whose larvae are called measuring worms
hawkmoth, hawk moth, sphingid, sphinx moth, hummingbird mothAny of various moths with long narrow forewings capable of powerful flight and hovering over flowers to feed
lasiocampid, lasiocampid mothmedium-sized stout-bodied neutral-colored moths with comb-like antennae
lymantriid, tussock mothdull / dull-colored moth whose larvae have tufts of hair on the body and feed on the leaves of many deciduous trees
moth miller, millerAny of various moths that have powdery wings
noctuid moth, noctuid, owlet mothusually dull / dull-colored medium-sized nocturnal moth
pyralid, pyralid mothusually tropical slender-bodied long-legged moth whose larvae are crop pests
saturniid, saturniid mothlarge brightly colored and usually tropical moth
tent-caterpillar moth, Malacosoma americanamoth whose larvae are tent caterpillars
tineoid, tineoid mothsmall dull / dull-colored moth with chewing mouthparts
tortricid, tortricid mothAny of numerous small moths having lightly fringed wings
Broaderlepidopterous insect, lepidopteron, lepidopteraninsect that in the adult state has four wings more or less covered with tiny scales
Spanishfalena, heterócero, mariposa nocturna, palomilla, polilla
Catalanarna, heteròcer
Adjectivesmothyinfested with moths

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