Meaning of bombycid

bom•by•cid

Pronunciation: (bom'bu-sid), [key]
— n.
  1. a moth of the family Bombycidae, comprising a single species, Bombyx mori, the Chinese silkworm moth.
—adj.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Bombycidae.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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