Mediterranean flour moth

noun

Definition of Mediterranean flour moth

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

First Known Use of Mediterranean flour moth

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Mediterranean flour moth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mediterranean%20flour%20moth. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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