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Word of the day for August 12
sericulture n
  1. (agriculture) The rearing of silkworms for the production of silk.

PointingHand.svg Queen Sirikit, the queen mother of Thailand after whom the Queen Sirikit Department of Sericulture is named, was born on this day in 1932. Her birthday is celebrated as a public holiday and also observed as National Mother’s Day in Thailand.

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