from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A silkworm of Assam in British India, Antheræa assama, partially domesticated. Also, erroneously, munga.
- n. A kind of silk, the production of the muga silkworm in India, especially in the hill-country on the northeast coast, where the plants grow upon which the worms feed.
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