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silkworm moth

silk·worm moth
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [silk-wurm mawth, moth]
    • /ˈsɪlkˌwɜrm mɔθ, mɒθ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [silk-wurm mawth, moth]
    • /ˈsɪlkˌwɜrm mɔθ, mɒθ/

Definitions of silkworm moth words

  • noun silkworm moth any of several moths of the families Bombycidae and Saturniidae, the larvae of which are silkworms. 1
  • noun silkworm moth the moth of any of these larvae 0
  • noun silkworm moth the moth of any of the larvae that are widely cultivated as a source of silk 0

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Origin of silkworm moth

First appearance:

before 1805
One of the 41% newest English words
First recorded in 1805-15

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Parts of speech for Silkworm moth

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silkworm moth popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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