souple

sou·​ple | \ ˈsüpəl \

Definition of souple

 (Entry 1 of 3)

dialectal variant of

souple

\ " \

Definition of souple (Entry 2 of 3)

dialectal British variant of swiple

souple

noun
\ " \
variants: or souple silk
plural -s

Definition of souple (Entry 3 of 3)

: partially degummed silk

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History and Etymology for souple

Noun

souple short for French soie souple supple silk; souple silk partial translation of French soie souple

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“Souple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/souple. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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