Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The breeding, rearing, and treatment of silkworms; that part of the silk-industry which relates to the insects that yield silk. Also sericulture.

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Examples

  • -- BrĂ©al, "Quelques mots sur l'instruction publique" (1872), p. 300: "France produces more works on sericiculture than on the direction of colleges; rules and a few works already ancient suffice for us."] [Footnote 6328: On this day the monarchy of King Louis-Phillippe collapsed and the Republic was declared.

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