covered with silky down, as a leaf.
covered with a layer of small silky hairs: a sericeous leaf
noun 1. a gelatinous organic compound that holds the two strands of natural silk together. noun 1. a gelatinous protein found on the fibres of raw silk
noun, Mineralogy. 1. a fine-grained variety of muscovite produced by the alteration of feldspar.
noun, plural sericteries. 1. a silk gland.
noun 1. the raising of silk worms for the production of raw silk. noun 1. the rearing of silkworms for the production of raw silk