bombycid

adjective
bom·​by·​cid | \ ˈbämbəsə̇d, -ˌsid\

Definition of bombycid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the family Bombycidae or to silkworms

bombycid

noun
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plural -s

Definition of bombycid (Entry 2 of 2)

: one of the Bombycidae : a silkworm or silkworm moth

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History and Etymology for bombycid

Adjective

from the stem of New Latin Bombycidae bombycidae

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