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English definition of “diaphanous”

diaphanous

adjective     /daɪˈæf.ən.əs/ literary
describes a substance , especially cloth , that is so delicate and thin that you can see through it: a diaphanous silk veil TransparentWords used to describe textiles
(Definition of diaphanous adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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