Definition of firebrat in English:

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firebrat

Pronunciation: /ˈfī(ə)rˌbrat/

noun

A fast-moving brownish insect, a type of bristletail, that frequents warm places indoors.
  • Thermobia domestica, family Lepismatidae, order Thysanura
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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