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moth

noun [C] uk   /mɒθ/  us   /mɑːθ/
an insect with wings that is similar to a butterfly , usually flies at night, and is attracted to light: Some types of moth eat holes in clothes.
Translations of “moth”
in Arabic عَثّة…
in Korean 나방…
in Malaysian ngengat…
in French papillon de nuit, mite…
in Turkish güve, pervane…
in Italian falena…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蛾,飛蛾…
in Russian ночная бабочка…
in Polish ćma…
in Vietnamese con thiêu thân, mọt vải…
in Spanish mariposa nocturna, polilla…
in Portuguese mariposa…
in Thai ผีเสื้อราตรี ออกหากินตอนกลางคืน, แมลงกินผ้า…
in German der Nachtfalter, die Motte…
in Catalan arna…
in Japanese 蛾(ガ)…
in Indonesian ngengat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛾,飞蛾…
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