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Noun: silkworm moth
  1. Any silkworm moth of the family Saturniidae
    - giant silkworm moth
  2. Moderate-sized Asiatic moth whose larvae feed on mulberry leaves and produce silk
    - bombycid, bombycid moth

Derived forms: silkworm moths

Type of: moth, saturniid, saturniid moth

Part of: Bombycidae, family Bombycidae

Encyclopedia: Silkworm moth