silkworm has definitions from the field of zoology
[ noun ] (zoology) hairless white caterpillar of the Chinese silkworm moth; source of most commercial silk

Used in print

(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)

In Keng_Kok , the City of Silkworms , the Prime_Minister bought fried chickens and fried cicadas , and two notebooks for me .

Related terms

caterpillar Bombyx silk_gland

[ noun ] (zoology) larva of a saturniid moth; spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon