yamamai

noun
yam·​a·​mai | \ ˌyaməˈmī \
plural -s

Definition of yamamai

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

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History and Etymology for yamamai

Japanese

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“Yamamai.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yamamai. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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