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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