an organ or part by means of which a spider, insect larva, or the like spins a silky thread for its web or cocoon.
a metal plate or cup with tiny holes through which a chemical solution is extruded to form continuous filaments, as of rayon, nylon, or polyester.
any of several organs in spiders and certain insects through which silk threads are exuded
a finely perforated dispenser through which a viscous liquid is extruded in the production of synthetic fibres
One of the small openings in the back part of a spider or silk-producing insect larva, through which the sticky fluid that dries into silk is released.


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