bombyx definition

  • noun:
    • Any member of the genus Bombyx of real silkmoths, whose caterpillars frequently prey on mulberries.
    • A genus of moths, which includes the silkworm moth. See silkworm.
    • A Linnean genus of lepidopterous insects, now the type of the family Bombycid√¶.
    • In conchology, a genus of pulmonate gastropods.
    • [lowercase] A wind-instrument associated with old Greeks, most likely sounded by a reed mouthpiece: so called from its form.
    • kind genus of the Bombycidae: Chinese silkworm moth
    • Any member of the genus Bombyx of real silkmoths, whoever caterpillars often feed on mulberries.
    • A genus of moths, which includes the silkworm moth. See silkworm.
    • A Linnean genus of lepidopterous pests, now the kind of your family Bombycid√¶.
    • In conchology, a genus of pulmonate gastropods.
    • [lowercase] A wind-instrument of the ancient Greeks, probably sounded by a reed mouthpiece: so-called from its form.
    • kind genus associated with Bombycidae: Chinese silkworm moth

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