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Silkworm

Silk´worm`
n.1.(Zool.) The larva of any one of numerous species of bombycid moths, which spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon before changing to a pupa.
Pernyi silkworm
the larva of the Pernyi moth. See Pernyi moth.
Silkworm gut
a substance prepared from the contents of the silk glands of silkworms and used in making lines for angling. See Gut.
Silkworm rot
a disease of silkworms; muscardine.
Noun1.silkworm - hairless white caterpillar of the Chinese silkworm moth; source of most commercial silk
2.silkworm - larva of a saturniid moth; spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon
ailanthus silkworm, caterpillar, family Saturniidae, giant silkworm, Samia cynthia, Saturniidae, sericterium, serictery, silk gland, wild wilkworm
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