See also: Bombyx

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EnglishEdit

 
Instars of Silkmoths

EtymologyEdit

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

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(bómbux); see Middle Persian pmbk' for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bombyx f ‎(genitive bombycis); third declension

  1. silkworm

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

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

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