Bombycidae

noun
Chinese silkworm moth
Syn: ↑family Bombycidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Lepidoptera, ↑order Lepidoptera
Member Meronyms: ↑bombycid, ↑bombycid moth, ↑silkworm moth, ↑Bombyx, ↑genus Bombyx

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\\bämˈbisəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Bombyc-, Bombyx, type genus + -idae
: a family of chiefly Asiatic moderate-sized moths having larvae that feed on leaves and spin cocoons of commercially usable silk and including the domesticated silkworms (genus Bombyx) and a few related forms but formerly including many other moths

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