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tineid

[ tin-ee-id ]
/ ˈtɪn i ɪd /
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noun

a moth of the family Tineidae, comprising the clothes moths.

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the family Tineidae.

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Origin of tineid

<New Latin Tineidae.See tinea, -id2
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British Dictionary definitions for tineid

tineid
/ (ˈtɪnɪɪd) /

noun

any moth of the family Tineidae, which includes the clothes moths

adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to the family Tineidae

Word Origin for tineid

C19: from New Latin Tineidae, from Latin: tinea
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