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 for tapestry moth
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tapestry \Tap"es*try\, n.; pl. Tapestries. [F. tapissere, fr.
     tapisser to carpet, to hang, or cover with tapestry, fr.
     tapis a carpet, carpeting, LL. tapecius, fr. L. tapete
     carpet, tapestry, Gr. ?, ?. Cf. Tapis, Tippet.]
     A fabric, usually of worsted, worked upon a warp of linen or
     other thread by hand, the designs being usually more or less
     pictorial and the stuff employed for wall hangings and the
     like. The term is also applied to different kinds of
     [1913 Webster]
     Tapestry carpet, a kind of carpet, somewhat resembling
        Brussels, in which the warp is printed before weaving, so
        as to produce the figure in the cloth.
     Tapestry moth. (Zool.) Same as Carpet moth, under
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tapestry moth
      n 1: larvae feed on carpets and other woolens [syn: carpet
           moth, tapestry moth, Trichophaga tapetzella]

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