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One entry found for silkworm.
Main Entry: silk·worm
Pronunciation: primarystresssil-secondarystresskwschwarm
Function: noun
: any of various moth larvae that spin a large amount of silk to make a cocoon; especially : a wrinkled hairless yellowish caterpillar that is the larva of an Asian moth, is raised in captivity on mulberry leaves, and produces a strong silk that is the silk most often used for thread or cloth
[silkworm illustration]

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