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charmeuse

[ shahr-mooz, -moos; French shar-mœz ]
/ ʃɑrˈmuz, -ˈmus; French ʃarˈmœz /
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noun

a soft, lightweight, drapable fabric of silk or synthetic fibers, having a semilustrous satin face and a dull back.

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Origin of charmeuse

First recorded in 1905–10; formerly trademark
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Charmeuse
/ (ʃɑːˈmuːz, French ʃarmøz) /

noun

trademark a lightweight fabric with a satin-like finish
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