lutestring


lute·string

noun \ˈlüt-(ˌ)striŋ\

Definition of LUTESTRING

:  a plain glossy silk formerly much used for women's dresses and ribbons

Origin of LUTESTRING

by folk etymology from Italian lustrino glossy fabric, from lustro luster
First Known Use: 1661

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