silkaline

noun silk·a·line
variants: or silkoline or less commonly silkolene \¦silkə¦lēn -iu̇k-\

Definition of silkaline

plural -s
:a soft light cotton fabric in plain weave with a smooth lustrous finish similar to silk used plain or printed especially for curtains and linings

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Origin and Etymology of silkaline

silkaline, silkolene, from silk + -aline, -olene, alteration of -oline (as in crinoline); silkoline from silk + -oline


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