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muslin
American English: /ˈməzlən/
British English: /ˈmʌzlɪn/

Translation of muslin in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • muselina (feminine) (de algodón)
    strain the pulp through a piece of muslin
    pase el puré por una gasa
    Example sentences
    • Warm up the stock over a gentle heat, so it liquifies completely, then strain it carefully through muslin or a cotton cloth.
    • Cover, steep for two hours, then strain through muslin cloth into a suitable watering can or plastic pump-spray bottle.
    • Once upon a time, this area was famous for muslin cloth, which attracted the Dutch, who made it their colony in 1647.

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