Synonyms
Antonyms

1. moth-resistant

adjective. resistant to damage by moths.

Synonyms

  • mothproof
  • imperviable

Antonyms

  • permeable
  • receptive

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Example sentences of the word silkworm-moth


1. Noun Phrase
The silkworm is actually the larvae, or caterpillar stage, in the life cycle of the silkworm moth.

2. Noun Phrase
In areas where the seasons change, silkworm moths reproduce only once each year.

3. Noun Phrase
In the middle of summer, a female silkworm moth will lay 200 to 500 golden-yellow eggs.

4. Noun Phrase
The silkworm moth is hairy and has a wingspan of about 50 mm.

2. moth-eaten

adjective. showing signs of wear and tear.

Synonyms

  • tatty
  • ratty
  • worn

Antonyms

  • unconventional
  • warm
  • unfrozen
  • hot

3. moth-eaten

adjective. worn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths.

Synonyms

  • worn

Antonyms

  • unoriginality
  • primary

4. moth-eaten

adjective. lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new.

Synonyms

  • dusty
  • unoriginal
  • cold

Antonyms

  • fresh
  • freshness
  • bare
  • creative

5. silkworm

noun. ['ˈsɪlkwɝm'] the commercially bred hairless white caterpillar of the domestic silkworm moth which spins a cocoon that can be processed to yield silk fiber; the principal source of commercial silk.

Synonyms

  • genus Bombyx
  • sericterium
  • Bombyx
  • silk gland
  • serictery

6. silkworm

noun. ['ˈsɪlkwɝm'] larva of a saturniid moth; spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon.

Synonyms

  • Samia cynthia
  • Saturniidae
  • wild wilkworm
  • sericterium
  • silk gland
  • family Saturniidae
  • ailanthus silkworm
  • serictery
  • giant silkworm

7. moth

noun. ['ˈmɔθ'] typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae.

Synonyms

  • saturniid moth
  • Malacosoma americana
  • miller
  • silkworm moth
  • tent-caterpillar moth
  • owlet moth
  • lasiocampid moth
  • geometrid
  • arctiid
  • tortricid moth
  • tortricid
  • bombycid moth
  • gelechiid
  • tussock moth
  • lepidopterous insect
  • lepidopteran
  • lepidopteron
  • pyralid
  • gelechiid moth
  • arctiid moth
  • bombycid
  • hawk moth
  • lymantriid
  • tineoid
  • noctuid moth
  • noctuid
  • sphinx moth
  • hummingbird moth
  • geometrid moth
  • lasiocampid
  • pyralid moth
  • moth miller
  • sphingid
  • hawkmoth
  • saturniid
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