sericulture

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noun seri·cul·ture \ˈser-ə-ˌkəl-chər\

Definition of sericulture

  1. :  the production of raw silk by raising silkworms

sericultural

play \-ˈkəl-chə-rəl, -ˈkəlch-rəl\ adjective

sericulturist

play \-rist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of sericulture

Latin sericum silk + English culture


First Known Use: circa 1854


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