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Main Entry: silk
Pronunciation: primarystresssilk
Function: noun
1 : a fine continuous protein fiber produced by various insect larvae usually to form their cocoons; especially : a strong glossy elastic fiber produced by silkworms and used to weave cloth
2 : thread, yarn, or fabric made from silk
3 : something resembling silk: as a : the thread produced by a spider b : the cluster of thin threadlike parts at the end of an ear of Indian corn that are styles of the ovaries

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