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bombyx

See also: Bombyx

EnglishEdit

Instars of Silkmoths

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bombyx, from Ancient Greek βόμβυξ (bómbuks).

NounEdit

bombyx (plural bombyxes)

  1. Any member of the genus Bombyx of true silkmoths, whose caterpillars often feed on mulberries.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βόμβυξ (bómbuks); see Middle Persian pmbk' for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bombyx f (genitive bombycis); third declension

  1. silkworm

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative bombyx bombycēs
genitive bombycis bombycum
dative bombycī bombycibus
accusative bombycem bombycēs
ablative bombyce bombycibus
vocative bombyx bombycēs

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