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Definition of wild silk in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Coarse silk produced by wild silkworms, especially tussore.
Example sentences
  • Cloth is woven from wild silk and from locally grown cotton.
  • Well, each one of them is not only a piece of art but represents magic created on wild silk by traditional weavers.

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