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silkworm moth Syllabification: silk·worm moth

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Definition of silkworm moth in English:

noun

A large moth with a caterpillar that spins a protective silken cocoon.
  • (also the silk moth) A domesticated Asian moth whose larva is the chief commercial silkworm (Bombyx mori, family Bombycidae). (also giant silk moth) A saturniid moth.

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