Bombyx mori

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Noun1.Bombyx mori - stocky creamy-white Asiatic moth found almost entirely under human careBombyx mori - stocky creamy-white Asiatic moth found almost entirely under human care; the source of most of the silk commerce
bombycid, bombycid moth, silkworm moth - moderate-sized Asiatic moth whose larvae feed on mulberry leaves and produce silk
Bombyx, genus Bombyx - type genus of the Bombycidae: Chinese silkworm moth
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00 Newmarket The silkworm, known as Bombyx Mori in Latin, is the larva or caterpillar of the domestic silkmoth.