messaline

noun
mes·​sa·​line | \ ˌme-sə-ˈlēn How to pronounce messaline (audio) \

Definition of messaline

: a soft lightweight silk dress fabric with a satin weave

First Known Use of messaline

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for messaline

French

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