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raw silk

noun
1.
reeled silk that has not had the sericin removed.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English
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  • The hotel's rooms are furnished in a contemporary style featuring oak furnishings and raw silk bed linens.
  • We are famous for silk weaving, and raw silk is also produced within the province.
  • Since the first of the year there has also been an advance in raw silk.
British Dictionary definitions for raw silk

raw silk

noun
1.
untreated silk fibres reeled from the cocoon
2.
fabric woven from such fibres
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