Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any one of several small moths whose larvæ feed on flour, as the Indian-meal moth, Plodia interpunctella, or the meal snout-moth, Pyralis farinalis.

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Examples

  • But his own experimental practice throughout the 1940s led him to stay with the completion of the pathway of eye pigment formation in Ephestia kühniella (the flour-moth).

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