from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as sericiculturist.

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  • noun A producer of raw silk

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

  • noun a producer of raw silk


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  • It is, therefore, clear that the object of the sericulturist should be to raise and market as good a crop of cocoons as possible to the best advantage, and with the least possible expense and risk.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 324, March 18, 1882

  • "If you were a scientific sericulturist, as many men are, you would know just how many pounds of leaves you used each day; and you would work to economize them so as to get the largest possible yield of silk from the smallest possible outlay of leaves.

    The Story of Silk


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