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vegetable silk

noun
1.
a fine, glossy fiber, similar to silk cotton, from the seeds of a spiny Brazilian tree, Chorisia speciosa.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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British Dictionary definitions for vegetable silk

vegetable silk

noun
1.
any of various silky fibres obtained from the seed pods of certain plants See also kapok
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