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Overview of noun silkworm

The noun silkworm has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) silkworm

(the commercially bred hairless white caterpillar of the domestic silkworm moth which spins a cocoon that can be processed to yield silk fiber; the principal source of commercial silk)

2. silkworm, giant silkworm, wild wilkworm

(larva of a saturniid moth; spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon)

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