peau de soie

\ ¦pōdə¦swä \

Definition of peau de soie

: a silk or rayon dress fabric with a smooth satiny texture and a fine ribbed or grained surface

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History and Etymology for peau de soie

French, literally, skin of silk

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“Peau de soie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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