Sentence Examples


  • Among the insects the bee and the silkworm are the most useful.
  • But the first notice of the silkworm in Western literature occurs in Aristotle, Hist.
  • Brought from Milan silkworm eggs, which were reared in the Rhone valley.
  • The common silkworm produces as a rule only one generation during the year; but there are races in cultivation which are bivoltine, or twogenerationed, and some are multivoltine.
  • Thus he came to the conclusion that the malady had been inherent in many successive generations of the silkworm, and that the epidemic condition was only an exaggeration of a normal state brought about by the method of cultivation and production of graine pursued.