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English definition of “muslin”

muslin

noun [U]     /ˈmʌz.lɪn/
a very thin cotton material: A 19th-century painting of a girl in a muslin dress hung on the wall. The soured milk is strained through muslin to leave a soft ball of cheese.Textiles made from natural fibres
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