faux satine

noun faux sa·ti·ne \¦fōˌsatənˈā\

Definition of faux satine

  1. :  a light-tan oily wood that is obtained from cypress knees and is valued chiefly for its crotch figure which is used in ornamental veneers

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Origin and Etymology of faux satine

perhaps from French faux false + satiné — more at satiné


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