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  • (noun): Typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae.

Moth

A moth is an insect related to the butterfly, both being of the order Lepidoptera. Most of this order are moths; there are thought to be about 160,000 species of moth (nearly ten times the number of species of butterfly), with thousands of species yet to be described. Most species of moth are nocturnal, but there are crepuscular and diurnal species.

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... Voice Actor Corey Burton Killer Moth is a super villain who wields moth-themed weapons ... Color of Revenge!", Batman gets a call from Commissioner Gordon that Killer Moth has hijacked the Gotham Bank Money Train ... Killer Moth make a major appearance in the teaser for "The Last Patrol!", where, in a flashback, kidnaps Batman and almost feeds him to an Atlas moth, before ...
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Leaf Blotch Miner Moth
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Famous quotes containing the word moth:

    I teazed him with fanciful apprehensions of unhappiness. A moth having fluttered round the candle, and burnt itself, he laid hold of this little incident to admonish me; saying, with a sly look, and in a solemn but quiet tone, “That creature was its own tormentor, and I believe its name was BOSWELL.”
    James Boswell (1740–1795)

    Like vinegar on a wound is one who sings songs to a heavy heart. Like a moth in clothing or a worm in wood, sorrow gnaws at the human heart.
    Bible: Hebrew, Proverbs 25:20.

    ... until the shopkeeper plants his boot in our eyes,
    and unties our bone and is finished with the case,
    and turns to the next customer, forgetting our face
    or how we knelt at the yellow bulb with sighs
    like moth wings for a short while in a small place.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)