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noun. ['ˈmɔθˌbɔl'] a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing.
- ball (English)
- bal (Middle English (1100-1500))
- moth (English)
Rhymes with Mothball
Sentences with mothball
1. Noun, singular or mass
If you live near a source of naphthalene, your house may take on a strong mothball type smell.
Very little exposure is required for an individual to smell mothball vapors.