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Spanish translation of “moth”

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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