almond moth


Definition of almond moth

: a small grayish brown-marked moth (Cadra cautella) having a larva that feeds on and mats together with webbing a variety of stored products of vegetable origin

called also fig moth

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First Known Use of almond moth

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Almond moth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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