or or·gan·die

[ awr-guh n-dee ]
/ ˈɔr gən di /

noun, plural or·gan·dies.

a fine, thin cotton fabric usually having a durable crisp finish, white, dyed, or printed: used for blouses, dresses, curtains, trimmings, etc.

Origin of organdy

First recorded in 1825–35, organdy is from the French word organdi, of obscure origin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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esp US organdy

/ (ˈɔːɡəndɪ) /

noun plural -dies

a fine and slightly stiff cotton fabric used esp for dresses

Word Origin for organdie

C19: from French organdi, of unknown origin
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