poil

noun
\ ˈpȯi(ə)l \
plural -s

Definition of poil

: a thread of raw silk used as a core for tinsel

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History and Etymology for poil

French, literally, hair, from Latin pilus

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“Poil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poil. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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