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Synonyms for silkworm
ˈsɪlkˌwɜrmsilk·worm

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  1. silkwormnoun

    the commercially bred hairless white caterpillar of the domestic silkworm moth which spins a cocoon that can be processed to yield silk fiber; the principal source of commercial silk

    Synonyms:
    wild wilkworm, giant silkworm

  2. silkworm, giant silkworm, wild wilkwormnoun

    larva of a saturniid moth; spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon

    Synonyms:
    wild wilkworm, giant silkworm

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  1. Hippilyte Taine:

    Man may be considered as a superior species of animal who produces philosophies and poems in about the same way a silkworm produces their cocoons and bees their hives.

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