HyperDic: silk

English > 2 senses of the word silk:
NOUNartifactsilka fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae
substancesilkanimal fibers produced by silkworms / silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders
silk > pronunciation
Soundssih'lk
Rhymesbilk ... milk / Milk: 5 rhymes with ihlk...
English > silk: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae.
Narrowersarcenet, sarsenetA fine soft silk fabric often used for linings
Broaderfabric, cloth, material, textileartifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting / crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
Spanishseda
Catalanseda
Adjectivessilkyhaving a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
English > silk: 2 senses > noun 2, substance
Meaninganimal fibers produced by silkworms / silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders.
Broaderanimal fiber, animal fibreFiber derived from animals
Spanishseda
Catalanseda

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