plural noun
Ti·​ne·​idae | \ tə̇ˈnēəˌdē\

Definition of Tineidae

: a family of small usually dully colored moths (superfamily Tineoidea) comprising the common clothes moths and related insects and in former classifications including all or most of the Microlepidoptera

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History and Etymology for Tineidae

New Latin, from Tinea, type genus + -idae

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