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meal moth

  

      n   a small pyralid moth, Pyralis farinalis, whose larvae are an important pest of stored cereals. The Indian meal moth (Plodia interpunctella) and the Mediterranean flour moth (Ephestia kuehniella) are other pyralids with similar habits  
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meal          [1]  
      n  
1   
a    any of the regular occasions, such as breakfast, lunch, dinner, etc., when food is served and eaten  
b    (in combination)  
mealtime         Related adj       prandial  
2    the food served and eaten  
3    make a meal of  
Informal   to perform (a task) with unnecessarily great effort  
     (Old English mæl measure, set time, meal; related to Old High German mal mealtime)  

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meal

  
  
board, repast, spread     (informal)  

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meal, barium meal, bone meal, corn meal

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