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mousseline de soie

[ moos-leen duh -swah ]
/ mus lin də ˈswɑ /
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noun French.

a thin, stiff silk or rayon fabric.

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Origin of mousseline de soie

Literally, “muslin of silk”
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British Dictionary definitions for mousseline de soie

mousseline de soie
/ French (muslin də swa) /

noun

a thin gauzelike fabric of silk or rayon

Word Origin for mousseline de soie

literally: muslin of silk
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