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moth miller


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n moth miller any of various moths that have powdery wings
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Moth miller (Zoöl) a clothes moth. See Miller, 3, .
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In literature:

About the last of May, or the first of June, the little millers, which lay moth-eggs begin to appear.
"The American Frugal Housewife" by Lydia M. Child
Miss Katharine, how she did hate the sight of a moth-miller!
"Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches" by Sarah Orne Jewett
The miller, or perfect moth, is of a grayish color, from three-fourths of an inch to an inch in length.
"A Manual or an Easy Method of Managing Bees" by John M. Weeks

In news:

A driver who was distracted by Miller moths Tuesday night crashed her car into a tree, which then caused the car to catch fire.
Miller moths distract driver, leading to fiery car crash.
Miller moths may have been responsible for a car crash Tuesday night.