tip moth

noun

Definition of tip moth

: any of several moths especially of the family Tortricidae whose larvae bore in the tips of branches of trees

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First Known Use of tip moth

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Tip moth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tip%20moth. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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