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  • n. the cultivation of silk

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The raising of silkworms.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as sericiculture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. raising silkworms in order to obtain raw silk
  • n. the production of raw silk by raising silkworms


sericious + culture (Wiktionary)


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