bombyx

Bombyx

Bom"byx\ (b[o^]m"b[i^]ks), n. [L., silkworm. See Bombazine.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of moths, which includes the silkworm moth. See Silkworm.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature