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mothball

noun
 
 
/ˈmɒθ.bɔːl/ US  /ˈmɑːθ.bɑːl/
a small white ball containing a chemical with a strong smell that keeps moths away from clothes
樟脑球(一种白色小球,含有化学成分,有强烈气味,可驱除衣物中的蛾子)
Types of chemicalSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyClothing - general words
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