Associations to the word «Moth»

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MOTH, noun. A usually nocturnal insect of the order Lepidoptera, distinguished from butterflies by feather-like antennae.
MOTH, noun. (figurative) Anything that gradually and silently eats, consumes, or wastes any other thing.
MOTH, verb. (intransitive) To hunt for moths.
MOTH, noun. The plant Vigna aconitifolia, moth bean.
MOTH, noun. Obsolete form of mote.
MOTH, noun. (dated) A liver spot, especially an irregular or feathery one.
MOTH BALL, noun. Alternative spelling of mothball
MOTH BALLS, noun. Plural of moth ball
MOTH FLIES, noun. Plural of moth fly
MOTH FLY, noun. A fly of the subfamily Psychodinae of the nematoceran family Psychodidae.
MOTH LACEWING, noun. Any insect of the family Ithonidae.
MOTH LACEWINGS, noun. Plural of moth lacewing
MOTH ORCHID, noun. Any of the genus Phalaenopsis of orchids.
MOTH ORCHIDS, noun. Plural of moth orchid

Dictionary definition

MOTH, noun. Typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae.

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