Meaning of “silkworm” in the English Dictionary

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"silkworm" in British English

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silkwormnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɪlk.wɜːm/ us /ˈsɪlk.wɝːm/

(Definition of “silkworm” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"silkworm" in American English

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silkwormnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsɪlkˌwɜrm/

a caterpillar that produces threads which are used to make silk

(Definition of “silkworm” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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