Tineid
Tineid \Tin"e*id\, n. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Tinean}. [1913 Webster]

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  • tineid — [tin′ē id] n. [< L tinea, gnawing worm, moth + ID] CLOTHES MOTH …   English World dictionary

  • tineid — noun small yellowish moths whose larvae feed on wool or fur • Syn: ↑tineid moth • Hypernyms: ↑tineoid, ↑tineoid moth • Hyponyms: ↑clothes moth, ↑carpet moth, ↑tapestry moth, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tineid — /tin ee id/, n. 1. a moth of the family Tineidae, comprising the clothes moths. adj. 2. belonging or pertaining to the family Tineidae. [ < NL Tineidae. See TINEA, ID2] * * * …   Universalium

  • tineid — tin·e·id …   English syllables

  • tineid moth — ▪ insect       any of a group of moths (order Lepidoptera) that includes several economically important clothes moth species. Tineid moths generally have slender, elongated, fringed wings with a wingspan of 12 to 25 mm (1/2 to 1 inch) and dull,… …   Universalium

  • tineid moth — noun small yellowish moths whose larvae feed on wool or fur • Syn: ↑tineid • Hypernyms: ↑tineoid, ↑tineoid moth • Hyponyms: ↑clothes moth, ↑carpet moth, ↑tapestry moth, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tineid moth — /ˌtɪniɪd ˈmɒθ/ (say .tineeid moth) noun any moth of the family Tineidae, as the clothes moth …   Australian English dictionary

  • lepidopteran — /lep i dop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. lepidopterous. n. 2. a lepidopterous insect. [1850 55; LEPIDOPTER(A) + AN] * * * Any of the more than 100,000 species constituting the order Lepidoptera (Greek: scaly wing ): butterflies, moths, and skippers. The… …   Universalium

  • clothes moth — noun any of several small yellowish or buff colored moths whose larvae eat organic matter e.g. woolens • Hypernyms: ↑tineid, ↑tineid moth • Hyponyms: ↑casemaking clothes moth, ↑Tinea pellionella, ↑webbing clothes moth, ↑webbing moth, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tineidae — Adult European Grain Moth (Nemapogon granella: Nemapogoninae) from Graz (Austria) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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