mothproof

adjective
moth·​proof | \ ˈmȯth-ˌprüf How to pronounce mothproof (audio) \

Definition of mothproof

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: impervious to penetration by moths mothproof wool

mothproof

verb
mothproofed; mothproofing; mothproofs

Definition of mothproof (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to make mothproof

Other Words from mothproof

Verb

mothproofer noun

First Known Use of mothproof

Adjective

1847, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Mothproof.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mothproof. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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