- an insect with two pairs of broad wings covered in microscopic scales, typically drably coloured and held flat when at rest. Moths are chiefly nocturnal, and lack the clubbed antennae of butterflies.；a clothes moth
noun: moth, plural noun: moths
- 1. an insect with two pairs of broad wings covered in microscopic scales, typically drably coloured and held flat when at rest. Moths are chiefly nocturnal, and lack the clubbed antennae of butterflies.
- 2. a clothes moth:
I store my sweaters in plastic bags to protect them from moths
adj. damaged or destroyed by moths.
adj. damaged or destroyed by clothes moths.
n. a small, slender long-legged moth with narrow wings divided into feathery plumes. At rest the wings are rolled and held out sideways, giving the moth the shape of a letter T.
n. a large white European moth with black spots, the larvae of which tunnel into trees and can cause damage.
n. a clearwing moth which resembles a hornet, with larvae that burrow under tree bark.
n. a moth that emerges in the winter, the female of which has only vestigial wings. It was formerly a major pest of fruit trees.
n. a small white American moth which lays its eggs in the ovary of a yucca plant. While doing so it deposits a ball of pollen on the stigma, thereby fertilizing the seeds on which the larvae feed.
n. a brownish moth which lays its eggs in beehives. The caterpillars cover the combs with silken tunnels and feed on beeswax.
我以前只聽說過moth，廣義來說，它就代表所有的蛾。 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moth 如果...夜蛾或夜蛾科之各種蛾、夜蛾科的。 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miller_(moth) http://freebsd.tspes.tpc.edu.tw/~afu/9a.htm
A moth possesses 2 pairs of wings that function as a single pair and...兩雙翅膀，其功能如同一雙翅膀一樣，而且身上覆蓋著討人厭的鱗片。 A moth（主詞） possesses （第一個動詞）2 pairs of wings（受詞...
codling moth:(幼蟲寄生在蘋果等果實的)內蠹蛾 此句得意思是 :第一隻孵化成功的毛毛蟲---內蠹蛾幼蟲---會吃掉其他還未孵化的卵(其他的同伴)