raw silk

noun
reeled silk that has not had the sericin removed.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English

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

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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.
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