Wax-moth definition

A moth (Galleria mellonella) that lays its eggs in beehives, where the larvae feed on the wax and debris of the honeycombs.
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A brown pyralid moth, Galleria mellonella, the larvae of which (waxworms) feed on the honeycombs of beehives.
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Noun

Singular:
wax-moth
Plural:
wax moths