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Related to gelechiid: Gelechiidae
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|Noun||1.||gelechiid - small slender-winged moths whose larvae are agricultural pests|
moth - typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae
Gelechia gossypiella - small brown moth whose larvae bore into flowers and bolls of cotton
grain moth - moth whose larvae feed on grain