Definition of Bombycids

1. Noun. (plural of bombycid) ¹



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Definition of Bombycids

1. bombycid [n] - See also: bombycid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bombycids

bomboras
bombos
bombproof
bombproofed
bombproofing
bombproofs
bombs
bombshells
bombsight
bombsights
bombsite
bombsites
bombycid
bombycid moth
bombycids (current term)
bombycine
bombycinous
bombycoid
bombykol
bombykols
bombylious
bombyx
bombyxes
bommie
bommies
bon
bon-accord
bon-bon
bon appetit

Literary usage of Bombycids

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1902)
"141) the suggestion that all the bombycids except the ... (which are not bombycids in the sense that the latter are considered in this work) may have ..."

2. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"bombycids.— becoming the post-spiracular tubercle. ... is moved up behind the spiracle, group, as here defined, comprises the bombycids, Noctuids and ..."

3. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1900)
"... and the other portion (structurally identical) among the bombycids, to examine carefully the characters on which the division is made. ..."

4. Annual Report by Entomological Society of Ontario, Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture (1894)
"Amongst the bombycids that I sent to Prof. ... I afterward sent a box of bombycids to Mr. Harrison G. Dyar, who kindly determined them for me. ..."

5. Annual Report of the State Horticultural Society of Missouri by Missouri State Horticultural Society (1891)
"The silk gland, lying along the under side of the body, is very large in all the typical bombycids, and secretes a quantity of viscid fluid, ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1886)
"... isolated observations have been made of peculiar filamentary processes protruding from the abdomen of the male of some of our common bombycids, ..."

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