a clothes moth, Trichophaga tapetzella, the larvae of which infest carpets and other woolen articles.
any of several geometrid moths with black- (or brown-)and-white mottled wings
- Carpet muncher
noun a lesbian Word Origin 1992 Usage Note derogatory slang
- Carpet plot
noun (maths) the graphed values of a function of more than one variable, read from an ordinate at points located by the intersection of curves of constant values of each of the variables
carpet-rat Related Terms rug rat
any shark of the family Orectolobidae, found in tropical Indo-Pacific waters, having mottled skin and fleshy lobes along the sides of the head. noun any of various sharks of the family Orectolobidae, having two dorsal fins and a patterned back, typically marked with white and brown