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ailanthus silkworm


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Noun ailanthus silkworm has 1 sense
  1. ailanthus silkworm, Samia cynthia - large green silkworm of the cynthia moth
    --1 is a kind of silkworm, giant silkworm, wild wilkworm
    --1 is a member of Samia, genus Samia

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Ailanthus Silkworm


The Ailanthus silkworm is a moth native to Asia, whose larvae feed on the leaves of the Ailanthus tree.

Example sentence: The Ailanthus silkworm has become an invasive species in some areas outside of its natural range.


The Ailanthus silkworm caterpillars produce a unique and delicate silk used in the textile industry.

Example sentence: The artisan created a beautiful scarf using Ailanthus silkworm silk.

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