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.
Definition of clothes moth in:
- The British & World English dictionary