Synonyms for silkworm |

Synonyms and antonyms for silkworm

1. silkworm (n.)

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 (n.)

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