Definition of Silkworm seed

1. Noun. Eggs of a silkworm.

Generic synonyms: Egg



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silkworm Seed

silkscreened
silkscreening
silkscreens
silktail
silktails
silkware
silkwares
silkwear
silkweed
silkweeds
silkwoman
silkwomen
silkwood
silkworm
silkworm moth
silkworm seed (current term)
silkworms
silky
silky anteater
silky cornel
silky dogwood
silky elm
silky oak
silky pocket mouse
silky tamarin
silky terrier
silky willow
silky wisteria
sill
sillabication

Literary usage of Silkworm seed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Original Papers: Correspondence, Trustees, General Oglethorpe and Others by James Edward Oglethorpe, Allen Daniel Candler, William J. Northen, Lucian Lamar Knight (1916)
"silkworm seed from Portugal. Letter from the Revd. ... Charles-Town in a Letter to help us to some Ounces of silkworm seed from Portugal, having found last ..."

2. The First Republic in America: An Account of the Origin of this Nation by Alexander Brown (1898)
"A delay in obtaining silkworm seed had caused her to stay in England much longer than had been intended. She did not leave until December; but the governor ..."

3. The United States: A History of Three Centuries, 1607-1904; Population by William Estabrook Chancellor, Fletcher Willis Hewes (1905)
"... vp of which commodite, his Majesty hath been graciously pleased to bestow upon the Company plenty of silkworm- seed, of his own store, being the best. ..."

4. The First Republic in America: An Account of the Origin of this Nation by Alexander Brown (1898)
"A delay in obtaining silkworm seed had caused her to stay in England much longer than had been intended. She did not leave until December; but the governor ..."

5. Journal by California Legislature (1887)
"... insects which have laid the eggs; and the only guarantee of the purchaser of silkworm seed is the reputation for honesty and good faith of the seller. ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... Kool and cotton, and cocoons, the principal imports sugar, cotton goods, silkworm " seed " or eggs (£70160 worth in 1906-7), petroleum, glass and china. ..."

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