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PREFERRED TERM
Sericulture  
DEFINITION
  • n. Apparently a borrowing from the French "sériculture". It is the action of cultivate silkworms, the related plants to feed them and the processing of cocoons, in order to produce silk.
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BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
  • Burnham, Dorothy. Warp and Weft. A Textile Terminology. Royal Ontario Museum, 1980; Simpson, John; Weiner, Edmund (eds). The Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989. [www.oed.com]
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
Sériciculture

French

Éducation des vers à soie
Sericoltura

Italian

Sericicultura

Spanish

sericultura
URI
http://data.silknow.org/vocabulary/375
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