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organzine

Syllabification: or·gan·zine
Pronunciation: /ˈôrɡənˌzēn
 
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Definition of organzine in English:

noun

A silk thread made of strands twisted together in the contrary direction to that of each individual strand.
Example sentences
  • Crepe is similar to organzine but is twisted to a much greater extent.

Origin

late 17th century: from French organsin, from Italian organzino, of unknown ultimate origin.

Words that rhyme with organzine

bombazine

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