Mediterranean flour moth

noun

: a small largely gray and black nearly cosmopolitan pyralid moth (Anagasta kuehniella) whose larva destroys processed grain products

Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Mediterranean flour moth was in 1895

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“Mediterranean flour moth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mediterranean%20flour%20moth. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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