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English definition of “silken”

silken

adjective [usually before noun]     /ˈsɪl.kən/
literary soft, smooth, and shiny like silk: The princess in the fairy story had long silken hair.Soft and fluffy a silken sound is one that is pleasant because it is very smooth: The actor delivered his speech in a silken voice.Sound and its properties
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