• Tinea Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A genus of small Lepidoptera, including the clothes moths and carpet moths.
- (n.) A name applied to various skin diseases, but especially to ringworm. See Ringworm, and Sycosis.
• Tinean Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) Any species of Tinea, or of the family Tineidae, which includes numerous small moths, many of which are injurious to woolen and fur goods and to cultivated plants. Also used adjectively.