Translation of silk in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /sɪlk/


  • 1 seda (f) raw/artificial/pure silk seda cruda/artificial/natural sewing silk hilo (m) de seda (before n) silk industry industria (f) de la seda silk thread hilo (m) de seda purse1 1 1, smooth1 1 1
  • 3
    (silks pl)
    [Equ] colores (mpl) (de la cuadra)

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