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organzine

Line breaks: or¦gan|zine
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːɡ(ə)nziːn
 
, -ˈɡanziːn/

Definition of organzine in English:

noun

[mass 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.

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