moth moth  /ˈmɔθ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae

Usage(s):

  1. By 1900, black peppered moths outnumbered the speckled variety by 99 to 1.
  2. With the British passion for obscure enthusiasms, British entomologists have argued for years about the birthplace of the migratory moths that wing into Britain each spring.
  3. Vitamin B, plentiful in dirty clothes, is what a moth is after when he chews up a gravy spot.

News

  1. 'Round the Square for Wednesday, June 19, 2013

    MOTH IDENTIFIED: Judy Blanchard was correct in her theory that the huge bug she brought into our office on Monday was a moth.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Bradford Era

  2. Gypsy Moth Infestation in Allegany State Park

    BUFFALO, NY - Fuzzy, black caterpillars are covering trees in the southern tier. The insects have been identified as Gypsy Moths , an invasive species that defoliates trees and shrubs.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WGRZ-TV Buffalo

  3. Gypsy Moth Invasion

    BUFFALO, NY - Fuzzy, black caterpillars are covering trees in the southern tier. The insects have been identified as Gypsy Moths , an invasive species that defoliates trees and shrubs.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WGRZ-TV Buffalo

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Quotes

  1. "The light brown apple moth is a serious threat to California's forests and agriculture. If left uncontrolled, the moth would have a devastating impact on our state's environment and economy," Schwarzenegger said in a statement.
    on Oct 17, 2007 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: News 10NBC

  2. "The story of Moth Smoke requires me to shoot in Delhi. I wanted to start my film by the end of 2008. But I realised that Delhi is usually very foggy during November-December and thus I had to push my plans," Rahul stated in a release.
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: Rahul Bose Source: NDTV.com

  3. "Like a moth to a flame, Democrats can't help themselves when it comes to denigrating and demonizing Christians," Hostettler said.
    on Jun 21, 2005 By: John Hostettler Source: FOXNews

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