Bombycid



a moth of the family Bombycidae, comprising a single species, Bombyx mori, the Chinese silkworm moth.
belonging or pertaining to the family Bombycidae.
Historical Examples

An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. II (of 4) William Kirby
Zoology: The Science of Animal Life Ernest Ingersoll
The Insect World Louis Figuier

noun
any moth, including the silkworm moth, of the family Bombycidae, most of which occur in Africa and SE Asia
adjective
of, relating to, or belonging to the Bombycidae

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