Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A European pyralid moth, Achrœa grisella, which lives in the hives of the honey-bee.

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Examples

  • "What is the matter? what have you done?" cried an old Relation who was at work near him; "have you been eating the poisonous kalmia flowers, or have you discovered that the mischievous honey-moth has laid her eggs in our combs?"

    Parables From Nature

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