moth (môth, mŏth)
n. pl. moths (môthz, mŏthz, môths, mŏths)
1. Any of numerous insects of the order Lepidoptera, generally distinguished from butterflies by their nocturnal activity, hairlike or feathery antennae, stout bodies, and the frenulum that holds the front and back wings together.
2. A clothes moth.
[Middle English motthe, from Old English moththe.]
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