Bombycinous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bombycinous Being of the color of the silkworm; transparent with a yellow tint.
    • Bombycinous Silken; made of silk.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bombycinous Silken; made of silk.
    • bombycinous Silky; feeling like silk.
    • bombycinous Of the color of the silkworm-moth; of a pale-yellow color.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. bombycinus,. See Bombazine

Usage

In literature:

There is another manuscript, written on bombycine, in the Bodleian Library, No.
"Ceylon; an Account of the Island Physical, Historical, and Topographical with Notices of Its Natural History, Antiquities and Productions, Volume 1 (of 2)" by James Emerson Tennent
Bombycinous: a very pale yellow like fresh spun silk.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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