sericulture


seri·cul·ture

noun \ˈser-ə-ˌkəl-chər\

Definition of SERICULTURE

:  the production of raw silk by raising silkworms
seri·cul·tur·al \-ˈkəl-chə-rəl, -ˈkəlch-rəl\ adjective
seri·cul·tur·ist \-rist\ noun

Origin of SERICULTURE

Latin sericum silk + English culture
First Known Use: circa 1854

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