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Definition of Silk


  1. The fine, soft thread produced by various species of caterpillars in forming the cocoons within which the worm is inclosed during the pupa state, especially that produced by the larvae of Bombyx mori.
  2. Hence, thread spun, or cloth woven, from the above-named material.
  3. That which resembles silk, as the filiform styles of the female flower of maize.
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Silk Translations

silk in Danish is silke
silk in Dutch is zijde, zij
silk in French is soie
silk in German is Seide, Seiden-
silk in Hungarian is selyem
silk in Italian is seta
silk in Norwegian is silke
silk in Portuguese is seda
silk in Spanish is seda
silk in Swedish is silke, siden