[ mawth-proof, moth- ]
/ ˈmɔθˌpruf, ˈmɒθ- /
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resistant to attack by moths.
verb (used with object)
to render (fabric, clothing, etc.) mothproof.
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British Dictionary definitions for mothproof
/ (ˈmɒθˌpruːf) /
(esp of clothes) chemically treated so as to repel clothes moths
(tr) to make (clothes, etc) mothproof
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