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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae.

Usage examples (35)
  • The brain of a moth is about the size of a grain of rice.
  • The audience of thirty sat in moth-eaten velvet armchairs covered by blankets.
  • The moth is immobilize inside a plastic tube mounted atop the 6-inch-tall wheeled robot.
  • Among them the atlas moth is found, measuring from eight to ten inches across its wings. for more
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