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flour moth

Syllabification: flour moth

Entry from US English dictionary

(in full Mediterranean flour moth)

Definition of flour moth in English:

noun

A grayish-yellow moth, the caterpillar of which is a pest of flour and cereal products.
  • Ephestia kuehniella, family Pyralidae

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