organdy

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
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organdie

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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