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Translation of "moth" - English-Spanish dictionary

moth

noun   /mɒθ/
an insect with large wings that often flies at night polilla
(Definition of moth from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

moth

noun /moθ/ ( plural moths /moθs/)
any of a large number of insects, rather like butterflies but with wider bodies, seen mostly at night and attracted by light. mariposa nocturna
a clothes moth polilla The moths have been at my evening dress.
clothes moth noun
a type of moth whose larva feeds on cloth and makes holes. polilla
mothball noun
a small ball of a chemical used to protect clothes from clothes moths. bola de naftalina
moth-eaten adjective
(of cloth) eaten by moths apolillado a moth-eaten blanket.
(Definition of moth from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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