mousseline de soie

noun

plural mousselines de soie ˌmü-sə-ˈlēn-də-ˈswä How to pronounce mousseline de soie (audio)
ˌmüs-ˈlēn-
: a silk muslin having a crisp finish

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, silk muslin

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mousseline de soie was in 1835

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Cite this Entry

“Mousseline de soie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mousseline%20de%20soie. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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