Definition of Moth

1. Noun. Typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae.




Definition of Moth

1. n. A mote.

2. n. Any nocturnal lepidopterous insect, or any not included among the butterflies; as, the luna moth; Io moth; hawk moth.

Definition of Moth

1. Noun. A usually nocturnal insect of the order ''Lepidoptera'', distinguished from butterflies by feather-like antennae. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To hunt for moths. ¹

3. Noun. The plant Vigna aconitifolia, known as moth bean. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moth

1. a winged insect [n -S]

Medical Definition of Moth

1. 1. Any nocturnal lepidopterous insect, or any not included among the butterflies; as, the luna moth; Io moth; hawk moth. 2. Any lepidopterous insect that feeds upon garments, grain, etc.; as, the clothes moth; grain moth; bee moth. See these terms under Clothes, Grain, etc. 3. Any one of various other insects that destroy woolen and fur goods, etc, especially. The larvae of several species of beetles of the genera Dermestes and Anthrenus. Carpet moths are often the larvae of Anthrenus. See Carpet beetle, under Carpet, Dermestes, Anthrenus. 4. Anything which gradually and silently eats, consumes, or wastes any other thing. Moth blight, a clothes moth. Moth mullein, a common herb of the genus Verbascum (V. Blattaria), having large wheel-shaped yellow or whitish flowers. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Moth

moted
motel room
motelier
moteliers
motelike
motels
moten
motes
motesanib
motet
motets
motett
motetts
motey
moth (current term)
moth-eaten
moth-eaten alopecia
moth-er
moth-resistant
moth bean
moth miller
moth mullein
moth orchid
moth patch
moth plant
mothball
mothballed
mothballing

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