swanskin

noun
swan·​skin | \ ˈswän-ˌskin How to pronounce swanskin (audio) \

Definition of swanskin

1 : the skin of a swan with the down or feathers on it
2 : fabric resembling flannel and having a soft nap or surface

First Known Use of swanskin

1610, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Swanskin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swanskin. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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