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 for Moth miller
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Miller \Mill"er\ (m[i^]l"[~e]r), n.
     1. One who keeps or attends a flour mill or gristmill.
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     2. A milling machine.
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     3. (Zool.)
        (a) A moth or lepidopterous insect; -- so called because
            the wings appear as if covered with white dust or
            powder, like a miller's clothes. Called also moth
            miller.
        (b) The eagle ray.
        (c) The hen harrier. [Prov. Eng.]
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     Miller's thumb. (Zool.)
        (a) A small fresh-water fish of the genus Uranidea
            (formerly Cottus), as the European species
            ({Uranidea gobio), and the American ({Uranidea
            gracilis); -- called also bullhead.
        (b) A small bird, as the gold-crest, chiff-chaff, and
            long-tailed tit. [Prov. Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Moth \Moth\, n.; pl. Moths (m[o^]thz). [OE. mothe, AS.
     mo[eth][eth]e; akin to D. mot, G. motte, Icel. motti, and
     prob. to E. mad an earthworm. Cf. Mad, n., Mawk.]
     1. (Zool.) Any nocturnal lepidopterous insect, or any not
        included among the butterflies; as, the luna moth; Io
        moth; hawk moth.
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     2. (Zool.) Any lepidopterous insect that feeds upon garments,
        grain, etc.; as, the clothes moth; grain moth; bee moth.
        See these terms under Clothes, Grain, etc.
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     3. (Zool.) Any one of various other insects that destroy
        woolen and fur goods, etc., esp. the larvae of several
        species of beetles of the genera Dermestes and
        Anthrenus. Carpet moths are often the larvae of
        Anthrenus. See Carpet beetle, under Carpet,
        Dermestes, Anthrenus.
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     4. Anything which gradually and silently eats, consumes, or
        wastes any other thing.
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     Moth blight (Zool.), any plant louse of the genus
        Aleurodes, and related genera. They are injurious to
        various plants.
  
     Moth gnat (Zool.), a dipterous insect of the genus
        Bychoda, having fringed wings.
  
     Moth hunter (Zool.), the goatsucker.
  
     Moth miller (Zool.), a clothes moth. See Miller, 3,
        (a) .
  
     Moth mullein (Bot.), a common herb of the genus Verbascum
        ({Verbascum Blattaria), having large wheel-shaped yellow
        or whitish flowers.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  moth miller
      n 1: any of various moths that have powdery wings [syn: moth
           miller, miller]

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