charmeuse

charmeuse

[shahr-mooz, -moos; French shar-mœz]
noun
a soft, lightweight, drapable fabric of silk or synthetic fibers, having a semilustrous satin face and a dull back.

Origin:
1905–10; formerly trademark

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Charmeuse (ʃɑːˈmuːz, French ʃarmøz)
 
n
trademark a lightweight fabric with a satin-like finish

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