Canestrini, on proportion of sexes in Bombyx.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
Do you think, Zoe, that with that I could wear the dress of transparent bombyx silk that came yesterday from Cos?
"The Sisters, Complete" by Georg Ebers
The slaves in the red bombyx garments serve Hermias.
"Cleopatra, Complete" by Georg Ebers
The under-robe was of soft sea-green bombyx silk, with a broad border, delicately embroidered, of a garland of roses and buds.
"Serapis, Complete" by Georg Ebers
Associated Words: sericulture, mulberry, cocoon, filature, cocoonery, bombic, bombyx, filator, muscardine.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
The Bombyx of the oak-tree is, in fact, a classic moth; indeed, there is no entomological text-book but speaks of its exploits at mating-time.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
Sexual connection among butterflies of the Bombyx family is no less marvelous.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel