Definition of Bombycoid

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bombycoid

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

Literary usage of Bombycoid

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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1850)
"The second tribe of the bombycoid Nocturnal Lepidoptera is termed Vera, and consists of the remainder of the Saturnia (S. Pavonia, Pyri, &c. ..."

2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1849)
"The second tribe of the bombycoid Nocturnal Lepidoptera is termed ... &c. ; and the third tribe of the bombycoid Lepidoptera being composed of Hepialus, ..."

3. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1904)
"... the rounds of the electric lights in Kaslo and visiting the electric-light plant at the creek. The bombycoid moths, which are not attracted to sugar, ..."

4. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1894)
"The head, a? a whole, is generally large, prominent and free, though in the bombycoid forms there is a strong tendency to retraction and smallness, ..."

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