tineola

noun
ti·​ne·​o·​la | \ tə̇ˈnēələ, ˌtinēˈōlə \

Definition of tineola

1 capitalized : a genus of clothes moths including the webbing clothes moth
2 plural -s : any moth of the genus Tineola especially : webbing clothes moth

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History and Etymology for tineola

New Latin, from Late Latin, small worm, small moth, diminutive of Latin tinea

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“Tineola.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tineola. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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