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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having four broods or litters in one year.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A silkworm which yields four crops of cocoons a year.
  • Having four crops of cocoons each year, and therefore having four generations annually: said of certain races of the silkworm of commerce.


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