satiny

[sat-n-ee]
adjective
satinlike; smooth; glossy.

Origin:
1780–90; satin + -y1

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satin (ˈsætɪn)
 
n
1.  a fabric of silk, rayon, etc, closely woven to show much of the warp, giving a smooth glossy appearance
2.  (modifier) of or like satin in texture: a satin finish
 
[C14: via Old French from Arabic zaitūnī of Zaytūn, Arabic rendering of Chinese Tseutung (now Tsinkiang), port in southern China from which the cloth was probably first exported]
 
'satin-like
 
adj
 
'satiny
 
adj

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Example sentences
It comes in big wheels with rust-colored rind enclosing a satiny, semisoft paste.
Leek and artichoke soup had exactly the right satiny texture and oniony
  overtones.
Their fins are satiny turquoise and sometimes have a gold glint.
As the name implies, the white moths are satiny in appearance.
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