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silk

a name for the gown worn by Queen's (or King's) Counsel (see BARRISTER), hence to take silk, to become such a counsel.
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Neofunctionalization in an ancestral insect desaturase lineage led to rare delta6 pheromone signals in the chinese tussah silkworm.
These findings corroborate those of sperm activation in other insects, i.e., sperm became active after 2 min in the bedbug, Cimex lectularius Latreille (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) (Davis 1965), 90 s in the Chinese (oak) tussah moth, Antheraea pernyi (Guerin-Meneville) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) and 5-8 min in the Cecropia moth, Hyalophora cecropia L.
Credited for crafting soaps made with 45-percent olive oil and Tussah Silk (an ingredient sourced from the wild that gives the soap a silky slip), Soak bars are as decorative as they are effective.
FRANCOIS: Elite mattresses are made of natural padding such as organic cotton, tussah silk, wool, horsehair, and cashmere.