Definition of Sericulture

1. Noun. Raising silkworms in order to obtain raw silk.




2. Noun. The production of raw silk by raising silkworms.
Generic synonyms: Production
Derivative terms: Sericultural, Sericulturist

Definition of Sericulture

1. n. The raising of silkworms.

Definition of Sericulture

1. Noun. the cultivation of silk ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sericulture

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sericulture

sericea lespedeza
sericeous
sericin
sericins
sericious
sericite
sericites
sericitization
sericitizations
sericon
sericons
sericteria
sericterium
serictery
sericultural
sericulture (current term)
sericultures
sericulturist
sericulturists
seriema
seriemas
series
series circuit
series circuits
series finale
series original
serif
serifed
seriffed
serifs

Literary usage of Sericulture

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1. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society by Bombay Natural History Society (1889)
"sericulture IN INDIA. THE following interesting letter has been addressed ... also what I think might be done to maintain and develope sericulture in India. ..."

2. The State and Agriculture in Hungary: Report of the Minister of Agriculture by Ignác Darányi (1905)
"sericulture sericulture gives to the poorer part of our population, without any outlay, and by using the work of the weaker portion of the family (women ..."

3. Japan by the Japanese: A Survey by Its Highest Authorities by Alfred Stead (1904)
"sericulture PREPARED BY THE MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND AGRICULTURE SILK holds the ... sericulture, or the art of rearing silkworms, dates apparently from the ..."

4. Japan in the Beginning of the 20th Century by Haruki Yamawaki (1904)
"Y. sericulture INSTITUTES. IMPERIAL INSTITUTES.—In view of the important part played by sericulture in the economy of the country and therefore of the ..."

5. Japan in the Beginning of the 20th Century by Japan Nōshōmushō, Haruki Yamawaki (1904)
"sericulture. History—Present Condition—Egg-cards—Filature. I. HISTORY. ... The first authentic record about the history of sericulture or the art of rearing ..."

6. History of California by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1890)
"AX — THE SILK-WORM EXCITEMENT — EFFECT OK LEGISLATION ox sericulture—FIASCO IN TOBACCO—MUSTARD—SUGAR. NOTWITHSTANDING the many other growing industries of ..."

7. The Resources of California: Comprising the Society, Climate, Salubrity by John Shertzer Hittell (1874)
"sericulture.-—sericulture will probably become an important branch of Californian agriculture. China, Japan- France, and Italy, which are now the chief ..."

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