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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the adult moth of any silkworm. See Silkworm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bombycine moth whose larva is a silkworm, as Bombyx (or Sericaria) mori.
  • n. plural The family Bombycidæ.

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