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Moth appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Now do I report "Sea Moth" to Maestro, period? Won.
  • Won’t I move to morph to mate lots to let a moth promote vomit now?
  • To lap a moth sadist, I bet I loosen a vane’s oolite bits I dash to map a lot.
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MOTH is a word made from vertically symmetrical letters.

Moth is sometimes a misspelling of month or mouth.

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Definition of the noun moth

What does moth mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: moths

  1. typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae

Alternative definition of the noun moth


  1. A usually nocturnal insect of the order Lepidoptera, distinguished from butterflies by feather-like antennae.
  2. The plant Vigna aconitifolia, known as moth bean.

Definition of the verb moth

What does moth mean as a doing word?


  1. [intransitive] To hunt for moths.


Moth is a U.S. alternative rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio formed in 1989. The band has released five albums including a major label release on Virgin Records. They have done live performances on The Late Late Show, AOL, and Mancow's Morning Madhouse, numerous national tours and a UK tour. They have received critical acclaim from Rolling Stone, Blender, Spin, Billboard, Alternative Press, Transworld, Stuff, CMJ, Guitar World, The New York Times, and Los Angeles Times.


  1. "Moth" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  2. "Moth" is a musical single of Jaytech & James Grant & Jaytech.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  3. "Moth" is a composition.
  4. "Moth" is a musical album of Mick Turner.
    • released on (12 years ago)
  5. "Moth" is a musical album of Exlovers.
    • released on


"Moth" is an award-nominated book by James Sallis.

  • genres: Fiction, True crime, Mystery, Suspense
  • subjects: Police, Louisiana
  • award: - Shamus Award for Best P. I. Hardcover Novel nomination for James Sallis


  1. "MOTH" is a short film, directed by O. T. Fagbenle.
  2. "Moth" is a 2011 short animation film directed by Mu Xi.
    • country: China
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Experimental film, Animation
    • released in (4 years ago)
  3. "Moth" is a 2010 short film written by Hilton Carter and Evan Guidera and directed by Hilton Carter.


The Moth Class is the name for a small development class of sailing dinghy. Originally a cheap home built sailing boat designed to plane, now it is an expensive largely commercially produced boat designed to hydroplane on foils. Many of the older design Moths still exist and are fun recreational boats but far slower.

Phrases with Moth

Phrases starting with the word Moth:

  1. moth bean
  2. Moth Vine

Phrases ending with the word Moth:

  1. io moth
  2. bee moth
  3. fig moth
  4. Hag Moth
  5. Koa Moth
  6. Nun Moth
  7. wax moth
  8. hawk moth
  9. Leek moth
  10. luna moth
  11. Wine Moth
  12. atlas moth
  13. Bella Moth
  14. cacao moth
  15. gipsy moth
  16. grain moth
  17. gypsy moth
  18. Ilima Moth

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Moth

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Google previewCassell's New Popular Educator (1920)

A Cyclopaedia of Knowledge and General Information

The Goat Moth is a common insect in England. It measures...

Google previewPests of Field Crops and Pastures (2007)

Identification and Control by PT Bailey

Yellow peach moth is a rare late-season pest of cotton in coastal Qld. It has not been recorded from cotton in NSW. Eggs are laid on ...

Google previewThe History, Biology, Damage, and Control of the Gypsy Moth, Porthetria Dispar (L.) (1979)

by Michael H. Gerardi, James K. Grimm

The gypsy moth is an insect that illustrates complete or complex metamorphosis and is listed with those insects referred to as Holometabola. The life history of the insect is divided into four distinct stages : (1) the egg stage; (2) the larva or ...

Google previewField Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology (2007)

Application and Evaluation of Pathogens for Control of Insects and other Invertebrate Pests by Lawrence A. Lacey, Harry K. Kaya

However, Indianmeal moth is the most widely distributed of all moths infesting stored foods.

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Rifleman - sea slug (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

The sea moth looks a lot like the pipefish and the seahorses (both discussed elsewhere in the encyclopedia), except that it has large, winglike pectoral fins. However, it is entirely unrelated to these other fish. Sea moths are usually about 5 ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Chickaree - crabs (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

CLOTHES MOTH Primarily an inshore species, the coalfish is usually encountered in. COMMON. CLOTHES. MOTH. phylum Arthropoda class Insecta order Lepidoptera family Tineidae genus and species Tineola bisselliella ALTERNATIVE ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Mixtures of chemical insecticides, or chemicals and micro- bials, are often recommended for diamondback moth control. This is due partly to the widespread occurrence of resistance, but also because pest complexes often plague crucifer ...

Google previewThe encyclopedia of practical horticulture (1914)

a reference system of commercial horticulture, covering the practical and scientific phases of horticulture, with special reference to fruits and vegetables by William Worthington

Once it gains a foothold the codling moth will thrive wherever the apple can be grown successfully. We do not wish to be understood as arguing that the codling moth will become equally destructive in all localities, or that its prevalence is ...

Google previewA Standard Dictionary of the English Language ... (1906)

by Isaac Kaufman Funk

Scalloped Oak Moth (Crocallis Elinguaria). Death's Head Moth (Acherontia Atropos). Treble Bar Moth (Anaitis Plagiata). Clouded Yellow (Colias Edusa). Brimstone (Gonopteryx Rhamni). Pale Clouded Yellow (Colias Hyale). Small Ringlet ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

Codling moth acquired its name because of its attacks on a greenish, elongated English cooking apple referred to as a “codling ” apple. The codling moth was noted to be a pest in Europe as early ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

pine shoot moth Rhyaooma buoliana, family Tortncidae Larvae of European pine shoot moth feed on pine shoots, causing considerable damage in pine forests Bird-cherry ermine Vponomeufa evonymella, family Yponomeutidae Meal moth ...

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Small photo of Image of brown moth isolated on a white background. Insect. Animal. Butterfly.Small photo of Aquatic moth imageSmall photo of Cnephasia pasiuana pumicana, the meadow shade is a species of tortrix moths (family Tortricidae) pest of cereals. Moult of moth in ear of barley.Small photo of Cnephasia pasiuana pumicana, the meadow shade is a species of tortrix moths (family Tortricidae) pest of cereals. Moult of moth in ear of oat.Small photo of Close up Moth from nature, most lepidopterans are moths, and there are thought to be approximately 160,000 species of mothSmall photo of Close up Moth from nature, most lepidopterans are moths, and there are thought to be approximately 160,000 species of mothSmall photo of Beautiful spotted moth moth (Trypanophora semihyalina) isolated on white background More...

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Quotes about Moth

A moth has no desire for the flower he had visited.
A man has less desire for the woman he had tasted.
A moth wants its nectar. A man wants discovery.
That is why he is tied to her by marriage.
20.03.2001, pmdi (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of M3O1T1H4

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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