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clothes moth Line breaks: clothes moth

Definition of clothes moth in English:


A small, drab moth whose larvae feed on a range of animal fibres and can be destructive to clothing and other domestic textiles.
  • Family Tineidae: several species
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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