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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Larva of a saturniid moth.

Usage examples (37)
  • Silk, too, is manufactured from vegetable matter, independent of the silkworm, which is now seen only in museums.
  • "I didn't know there was more than one kind of silkworm!" exclaimed
  • The silk, according to Pliny, was the produce of a large kind of silkworm not found elsewhere.
  • "silkworm" yielded no results; a broader search for "ancient China" returned 12 sites. for more
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