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seersucker

seersucker

noun seer·suck·er \ˈsir-ˌsə-kər\

: a light type of cloth that has an uneven surface and a pattern of lines

Full Definition of SEERSUCKER

:  a light fabric of linen, cotton, or rayon usually striped and slightly puckered

Origin of SEERSUCKER

Hindi śīr-śakkar, sīr-sakkar & Urdu shīrshakar, literally, milk and sugar, from Persian shīr-o-shakar
First Known Use: 1722

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