Virginia silk

(Bot.) a climbing plant (Periploca Græca) of the Milkweed family, having a silky tuft on the seeds. It is native in Southern Europe.

See also: Silk

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Pressures for the cultivation of silk in Virginia were increased following coronation of King Charles II of England, who wore a robe woven of Virginia silk.
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