meaning of antheraea

antheraea meaning in General Dictionary

a genus of huge moths whose larvae generate silk of top quality

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  • big moths whoever larvae create silk of quality

Sentence Examples with the word antheraea

The silk of the various species of Antheraea and Attacus is also thicker and stronger at the centre of the reeled portion than towards its extremities; but the diameter is much greater than that of common silk, and the filaments under the microscope (fig.

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