Meaning of MOTH in English

MOTH

[noun] [C] - an winged insect which is similar to a butterfly, usually flies at night, and is attracted to lightA moth was fluttering around the candle flame.Some types of moth eat holes in clothes.See picture: InsectsIf you say that clothing or furniture is moth-eaten, you mean that it looks old and has holes in it.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.