sericulture









sericulture


noun

  1. the raising of silk worms for the production of raw silk.

noun

  1. the rearing of silkworms for the production of raw silk

n.“breeding, rearing and treatment of silkworms, 1839, from French s√©riciculture (19c.), from Latin sericum (nominative serica) “silk” (see serge) + cultura (see culture (n.)).

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