silkworm moth

  1. any of several moths of the families Bombycidae and Saturniidae, the larvae of which are silkworms.

Origin of silkworm moth

First recorded in 1805–15

Words Nearby silkworm moth Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use silkworm moth in a sentence

  • If the eggs of silkworms can be obtained the whole life cycle of the silkworm moth can be observed in the schoolroom.