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Definition of the noun ailanthus silkworm
What does ailanthus silkworm mean as a name of something?
- large green silkworm of the cynthia moth
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia (1883)
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People
— Ailanthus silkworm, indigenous to temperate China, and lives ...
by Edward Spon, Francis N. Spon
The so-called “Ailanthus silkworm” of Europe—the result of a fertile hybrid between the Chinese and the Bengal species—was produced some years ago in France, whence it was introduced into various parts of the world. A. Canningi, in the ...
by Sir George Watt
" The Ailanthus silkworm has been successfully introduced _ into England, Europe, Australia, ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
The ailanthus silkworm of Europe is a hybrid between A. cynthia and A. ricini, first obtained by Guérin Méneville, and now spread through many silk-growing regions. These are only a few of the moths from which silks of various usefulness can ...
by William Harrison De Puy
AILANTHUS SILKWORM, a Chinese moth which feeds on the leaves of the ailanthus tree. AILANTUS, a genus of trees of the family Simaruba- cece, natives of southeastern Asia. The best known species is A. glandulosa, the " tree of ...
History, Language, Literature, Biography, Geography, Travel, Art, Government Politics, Industry, Invention, Commerce, Science, Education, Natural History, Statistics and Miscellany by Henry Woldmar Ruoff
Philosamia cynlhia, the Ailanthus silkworm of China and north Asia, manufactures a gray cocoon, from which the Chinese manufacture a silk recognized by its soft texture. From the cocoon of the Indian or "tussur moth," the natives manufacture ...
THE STANDARD DICTIONARY OF FACTS: A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK OF READY REFERENCE BASED UPON EVERYDAY NEEDS (1922)
Philosamia cynthia, the Ailanthus silkworm of China and north Asia, manufactures a gray cocoon, from which the Chinese manufacture a silk recognized by its soft texture. From the cocoon of the Indian or "tussur moth," the natives manufacture ...
by William Harrison De Puy
AILANTHUS SILKWORM, raised extensively in China; hardy and not subject to so many diseases as the European variety. AILLY, Pierre d', or Petrus de Alliaco, " the Eagle of the Doctors" (Aquila Doctorum), of France, and the "Hammer of ...
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