surah

noun
su·​rah | \ ˈsu̇r-ə How to pronounce surah (audio) \

Definition of surah

: a soft twilled fabric of silk or rayon

First Known Use of surah

1873, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for surah

probably alteration of surat, a cotton produced in Surat, India

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“Surah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surah. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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