surah

surah

1 [soor-uh]
noun
a soft, twilled silk or rayon fabric.

Origin:
1880–85; apparently variant of Surat

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surah

2 [soor-uh]
noun Islam.
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surah (ˈsʊərə)
 
n
a twill-weave fabric of silk or rayon, used for dresses, blouses, etc
 
[C19: from the French pronunciation of Surat]

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