peau d'ange

\ (ˈ)pō¦däⁿzh \

Definition of peau d'ange

1 : a dull waxy smooth finish usually used for crepes, satins, and lace
2 : a fabric with a finish of peau d'ange

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History and Etymology for peau d'ange

French, literally, angel skin

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“Peau d'ange.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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