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sericate

[ ser-i-kit, -keyt ]
/ ˈsɛr ɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt /

adjective

sericeous; silky.

Nearby words

serially, seriate, seriatim, seriation, seric-, sericate, sericeous, sericin, sericite, serictery, sericulture

Origin of sericate

First recorded in 1615–25, sericate is from the Latin word sēricātus dressed in silk. See seric-, -ate1
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