pongee

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noun, often attributive pon·gee \ ˌpän-ˈjē , ˈpän-ˌ \

Definition of pongee

:a thin soft fabric of Chinese origin woven from raw silk; also :an imitation of this fabric in cotton or a synthetic fiber (as of polyester or rayon)

Origin and Etymology of pongee

Chinese (Beijing) běnjī, from běn own + loom


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