sericulture

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sericulture

(ˈsɛrɪˌkʌltʃə) or

sericiculture

n
(Agriculture) the rearing of silkworms for the production of raw silk
[C19: via French; seri- from Latin sēricum silk, from Greek sērikos silken, from sēr a silkworm]
ˌseriˈcultural adj
ˌseriˈculturist n

sericulture

the breeding and raising of silk worms for the production of silk. — sericulturist, n.sericultural, adj.
See also: Worms
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sericulture - raising silkworms in order to obtain raw silk
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
2.sericulture - the production of raw silk by raising silkworms
production - (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale; "he introduced more efficient methods of production"
Translations

sericulture

[ˌserɪˈkʌltʃəʳ] Nsericultura f

sericulture

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