noun see sericulture

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sericulturist — seri·cul·tur·ist …   English syllables

  • sericulturist — noun a producer of raw silk • Derivationally related forms: ↑sericulture • Hypernyms: ↑manufacturer, ↑producer * * * noun see sericulture * * * sericulˈturist or sericiculˈturist …   Useful english dictionary

  • ser|i|ci|cul|tur|ist — «SEHR uh sih KUHL chuhr ihst», noun. = sericulturist. (Cf. ↑sericulturist) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sericulture — noun Etymology: Latin sericum silk + English culture Date: circa 1854 the production of raw silk by raising silkworms • sericultural adjective • sericulturist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sericulture — sericultural, adj. sericulturist, n. /ser i kul cheuhr/, n. the raising of silk worms for the production of raw silk. [1850 55; < Gk sér silkworm + I + CULTURE] * * * …   Universalium

  • 蚕农 — cánnóng [sericulturist] 以养蚕为业的人 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • sericulture — [ sɛrɪˌkʌltʃə] noun the production of silk and the rearing of silkworms for this purpose. Derivatives sericultural adjective sericulturist noun Origin C19: abbrev. of Fr. sériciculture, from late L. sericum silk + Fr. culture cultivation …   English new terms dictionary

  • sericulture — /ˈsɛrəkʌltʃə/ (say seruhkulchuh) noun the rearing and keeping of silkworms, for the production of raw silk. Also, sericiculture. {French sériciculture, from sérici (representing Latin sēricum silk) + culture culture} –sericultural… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sericulture — [ser′ə kul΄chər] n. [Fr sériculture, contr. < sériciculture < L sericus (see SERGE) + Fr culture] the raising and keeping of silkworms for the production of raw silk sericultural adj. sericulturist n …   English World dictionary

  • manufacturer — noun 1. a business engaged in manufacturing some product (Freq. 16) • Syn: ↑maker, ↑manufacturing business • Derivationally related forms: ↑make (for: ↑maker), ↑manufacture …   Useful english dictionary

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