spun silk

noun
1.
yarn produced by spinning silk waste and short, broken filaments from which the sericin has been removed. Compare reeled silk.
2.
a fabric woven from this yarn.

Origin:
1750–60

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spun silk
 
n
yarn or fabric made from silk waste

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Imports for retail sale are banned in the case of spun silk and silk yarn.
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