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Related to ailanthus moth: Ailanthus altissima, cecropia moth
ailanthus moth:see silkwormsilkworm,
name for the larva of various species of moths, indigenous to Asia and Africa but now domesticated and raised for silk production throughout most of the temperate zone. The culture of silkworms is called sericulture.
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