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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.
Translations of “moth”
in Korean 나방…
in Arabic عَثّة…
in French papillon de nuit, mite…
in Italian falena…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蛾,飛蛾…
in Russian ночная бабочка…
in Turkish güve, pervane…
in Polish ćma…
in Portuguese mariposa…
in German der Nachtfalter, die Motte…
in Catalan arna…
in Japanese 蛾(ガ)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛾,飞蛾…
(Definition of moth from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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