Definition of clothes moth in English:

clothes moth

Syllabification: clothes moth

noun

  • A small, drab moth whose larvae feed on a range of animal fibers and can be destructive to clothing and other domestic textiles.
    • Family Tineidae: several species, in particular the common clothes moth (Tineola biselliella)
    More example sentences
    • Rosemary essential oil will act as a deterrent against clothes moths.
    • However, it sounds like you have an infestation of clothes moths.
    • Live adult carpet beetles and clothes moths are rarely found because they do not feed on fabric.

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