Definition of firebrat in English:

firebrat

Syllabification: fire·brat
Pronunciation: /ˈfīrˌbrat
 
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noun

A fast-moving brownish insect, a type of bristletail, that frequents warm places indoors.
  • Thermobia domestica, family Lepismatidae, order Thysanura
More example sentences
  • The firebrat prefers temperatures over 90 degrees F.
  • Silverfish and firebrats are active at night and hide during the day.
  • Silverfish and firebrats are common household pests.

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