plural noun
Tin·​e·​ina | \ ˌtinēˈīnə, -ēˈēnə \

Definition of Tineina

in some especially former classifications
: a group of small moths variously ranked and nearly coextensive with the modern superfamily Tineoidea

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tineine \ ˈtinēˌīn , -​ēˌēn \ adjective

History and Etymology for Tineina

New Latin, from Tinea + -ina

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“Tineina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tineina. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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