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Cynthia or Halocynthia pyriformis
Sea peach Sea" peach` (Zo["o]l.) A beautiful American ascidian (Cynthia, or Halocynthia, pyriformis) having the size, form, velvety surface, and color of a ripe peach.
Philosamia cynthia
Silkworm Silk"worm`, n. [AS. seolcwyrm.] (Zo["o]l.) The larva of any one of numerous species of bombycid moths, which spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon before changing to a pupa. Note: The common species (Bombyx mori) feeds on the leaves of the white mulberry tree. It is native of China, but has long been introduced into other countries of Asia and Europe, and is reared on a large scale. In America it is reared only to small extent. The Ailanthus silkworm (Philosamia cynthia) is a much larger species, of considerable importance, which has been introduced into Europe and America from China. The most useful American species is the Polyphemus. See Polyphemus. Pernyi silkworm, the larva of the Pernyi moth. See Pernyi moth. Silkworm gut, a substance prepared from the contents of the silk glands of silkworms and used in making lines for angling. See Gut. Silkworm rot, a disease of silkworms; muscardine.

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- Cynthia is a feminine given name of Gr**** origin: Κυνθία, Kynthía, "from Mount Cynthus" on Delos island. There are various spellings for this name, and...
- Cynthia Marie Lummis Wiederspahn (/ˈlʌmɪs/ LUMM-iss; born September 10, 1954) is an American attorney and politician serving as the junior United States...
- Cynthia Erivo (/əˈriːvoʊ/; born 8 January 1987) is an English actress, singer, and songwriter. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a...
- Cynthia Ellen Nixon (born April 9, 1966) is an American actress, activist and theatre director. For her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes in the HBO series...
- Cynthia Lennon (born Powell; 10 September 1939 – 1 April 2015) was the first wife of John Lennon and the mother of Julian Lennon. Born in Blackpool and...
- Cynthia Lynn Daniel (married name: Cynthia Hauser; born March 17, 1976) is an American photographer and former actress. She is the twin sister of actress...
- Cynthia Scheider (born Cynthia Bebout) is an American film editor active from the 1970s through the 1990s. She was once married to actor Roy Scheider....
- and they married in 1968. In 1971, Booth gave birth to their only child, Cynthia Cleese, who went on to appear with her father in his films A Fish Called...
- Cynthia Denise Bailey (born February 19, 1967) is an American model, reality television personality, and actress. Born and raised in Alabama, she moved...
- Lady Cynthia Blanche Mosley (née Curzon; 23 August 1898 – 16 May 1933), nicknamed "Cimmie", was a British politician of Anglo-American parentage and the...