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Noun: domesticated silkworm moth
  1. Stocky creamy-white Asiatic moth found almost entirely under human care; the source of most of the silk commerce
    - domestic silkworm moth, Bombyx mori

Type of: bombycid, bombycid moth, silkworm moth

Part of: Bombyx, genus Bombyx