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silk US English

A fine, strong, soft, lustrous fiber produced by silkworms in making cocoons and collected to make thread and fabric

silk hat US English

A man’s tall, cylindrical hat covered with black silk plush

silk moth US English

See silkworm moth.

silk oak US English

A tall Australian tree that yields silky-textured timber similar to oak

Silk Road US English

An ancient caravan route that linked Xian in central China with the eastern Mediterranean. It was established during the period of Roman rule in Europe and took its name from the silk that was brought to the west from China

silk tree US English

An ornamental tree of the pea family with fernlike leaves and showy pink plumelike flowers that open in midsummer. It is naturalized in most of the eastern US

spun silk US English

Yarn made of short-fibered and waste silk

wild silk US English

Coarse silk produced by wild silkworms, especially tussore

silk cotton US English

Another term for kapok.

silk gland US English

A gland in a silkworm, spider, or other arthropod that secretes the substance that hardens as threads of silk or web

oiled silk US English

Silk treated on one side with oil to make it waterproof

silk-stocking US English

Wealthy; aristocratic

watered silk US English

Silk that has been treated in such a way as to give it a wavy, lustrous finish

Milanese silk US English

Finely knitted silk or viscose

silk-cotton tree US English

A tree that produces silk cotton (kapok)

cornsilk US English

The fine threadlike styles on an ear of corn

dupion US English

A rough slubbed silk fabric woven from the threads of double cocoons

silk dupion in dupion US English

A rough slubbed silk fabric woven from the threads of double cocoons

floss silk in floss US English

Untwisted silk fibers used in embroidery

Silk Route in Silk Road US English

An ancient caravan route that linked Xian in central China with the eastern Mediterranean. It was established during the period of Roman rule in Europe and took its name from the silk that was brought to the west from China

silkscreen US English

A screen of fine mesh used in screen-printing

silk screen in silkscreen US English

A screen of fine mesh used in screen-printing

tussore US English

Coarse silk from the larvae of the tussore moth and related species

silkworm moth US English

A large moth with a caterpillar that spins a protective silken cocoon

Indian silk-cotton tree in silk-cotton tree US English

A tree that produces silk cotton (kapok)

silk English-Spanish

seda feminine

silk moth English-Spanish

mariposa

silk-stocking English-Spanish

aristocrático, de clase alta

watered silk English-Spanish

moaré masculine

it feels like silk in feel English-Spanish

parece seda al tacto

a silk (head) square in square English-Spanish

un pañuelo de seda cuadrado

raw/artificial/pure silk in silk English-Spanish

seda cruda/artificial/natural

as smooth as silk/velvet in smooth English-Spanish

suave como la seda/el terciopelo


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