yamamai

noun yam·a·mai \ˌyaməˈmī\

Definition of yamamai

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a large Japanese silkworm (Antheraea yamamai) whose larva feeds on the oak and furnishes excellent silk

  2. 2 :  silk produced by the yamamai

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Origin and Etymology of yamamai

Japanese


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