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Synonym of Silkworm

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silkworm

Noun
1. hairless white caterpillar of the Chinese silkworm moth; source of most commercial silk
(hypernym) caterpillar
(member-holonym) Bombyx, genus Bombyx
(part-meronym) silk gland, serictery, sericterium
2. larva of a saturniid moth; spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon
(synonym) giant silkworm, wild wilkworm
(hypernym) caterpillar
(hyponym) ailanthus silkworm, Samia cynthia
(member-holonym) Saturniidae, family Saturniidae
(part-meronym) silk gland, serictery, sericterium

  
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